What We Know About COVID-19’s Effects on Child and Maternal Health

What We Know About COVID-19’s Effects on Child and Maternal Health

I don’t think anybody knew anything about that until just a couple of months ago. We don’t really know right now, but it does seem to be associated with some sort of exuberant, post-infectious inflammatory response. We don’t know. We don’t know the long-term consequences for the baby, but the placentas did not look healthy. Links:Coronavirus (COVID-19) (NIH)Diana W. Bianchi, MD, Biosketch of the NICHD Director (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH)Responding to COVID-19, Director’s Corner, NICHD, June 3, 2020National Child & Maternal Health Education Program (NICHD)Pregnancy (NICHD)

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