COVID-19 is more dangerous for pregnant women, but only a minority are vaccinated

Dr. Rebecca Brakeley, a pediatric hospitalist at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, stands Tuesday by the entrance of the hospital. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal LEWISTON – Dr. Rebecca Brakeley was…

Triad health expert stresses importance of pregnant women getting vaccinated against COVID-19

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — As an OBGYN with Novant Health WomanCare, Dr. Haley Landwehr interacts with a lot of moms and moms-to-be. And they often discuss COVID-19. “A lot of…

Task force: Low-dose aspirin can prevent blood pressure disorder in pregnant women | Living

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is nos recommending pregnant women at risk for the high blood pressure disorder preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin after the first trimester. The…

Untreated depression in pregnant women associated with low birth weight and preterm birth

Untreated depression in pregnant people is strongly linked to low birth weight and preterm birth, with Black pregnant people suffering worse outcomes than their white peers, according to a new…

COVID vaccine OK for pregnant and breastfeeding women | Lifestyles

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Pregnant women should heed CDC advice on Covid-19 vaccine (Your Letters)

To the Editor: The story in Thursday’s paper about Lynn Carpenter and her son, Dawsyn’s, fight for survival against the effects of Covid-19 is another tale of the truly horrific…

Myanmar: More than 76,000 children displaced by violence since coup, with pregnant women forced to give birth in forest – Myanmar

Monday 4 October 2021 – More than 76,000 children[i] in Myanmar have been forced to flee their homes since the coup on 1 February as armed conflict has erupted in…

In the face of frightening statistics, health officials push pregnant women to get vaccine

Dr. Gwendolyn Williams, a hospitalist at Sentara Careplex Hospital, kisses her five-week-old child, Kira, on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Hampton, Va. Dr. Williams received the COVID-19 vaccine when she…

Fasting during Navratri? Here are diet tips for pregnant women

India has a wide range of cultures and festivals, which involve both fasting and feasting. Navratri among Hindus is one of the most common fasts which is being observed. Navratri…

Portal hacked, Rs 22 lakh paid to 439 fake pregnant women | Chandigarh News

PANCHKULA: An internal software of women and child development department was hacked, fake 439 pregnant woman beneficiaries prepared and the department duped of Rs 21.95 lakh, prompting the police to…