Stillbirths and preterm births significantly lower in COVID vaccinated women

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers determined the association between messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccinations and perinatal outcomes including congenital abnormalities,…

Low levels of SARS-CoV-2 viremia associated with ‘COVID placentitis’ and stillbirths

Recent studies on the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection have reported an increased incidence of stillbirth in pregnant people with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Specific placental…

Pregnant women with COVID-19 at higher risk of stillbirths. Experts stress vaccination – National

A new study has revealed the deadly toll COVID-19 can take on the babies of unvaccinated pregnant women, underlining the importance of vaccination for expecting mothers. The peer-reviewed research published…

UQ research center aims to reduce the number of stillbirths

More than 2,100 babies are stillborn in Australia every year – a statistic that hasn’t changed in nearly 30 years. A Queensland professor and her team are determined to make…

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may increase preterm stillbirths

Researchers in Australia have reported that pregnant women in Melbourne were more likely to have a preterm stillbirth during the period when coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions were imposed…