“What we’ve done is cause an unintended spike in stillbirth while trying to protect [pregnant women] from COVID-19.”
A slew of studies from around the world has reported a disturbing trend: since the coronavirus pandemic started, there has been a significant rise in the proportion of pregnancies ending in stillbirths.
Stillbirth rates are soaring in the #COVID19 world, probably due to pregnant women's fears of infection meaning less prenatal care. The rise is dramatic: 50%^ in some grps: and and and
When societies don't deliberately choose to stop deadly contagions by testing, tracing and thwarting the spread of disease by isolating those with it, citizens are left with nothing but bad choices, looking to dodge the invisible virus. So unnecssary.
“What we’ve done is cause an unintended spike in stillbirth while trying to protect [pregnant women] from COVID-19.”
Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during pandemic Researchers stress need for antenatal care, as emerging data link disrupted pregnancy services to increase in stillbirths.
"The spike was not caused by COVID-19 infections. Instead, researchers suggest that some high-risk pregnancies might have gone undetected because of lockdown restrictions and disruptions to health care". Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during pandemic
Emerging data link disrupted pregnancy services to increase in stillbirths, stressing the need for antenatal care, based on studies in Nepal, UK and India #EndStillbirths
"What we’ve done is cause an unintended spike in stillbirth while trying to protect [pregnant women] from COVID-19."
Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during #COVID19 pandemic
#Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during pandemic, researchers point to disrupted pre-natal care, by via #Covid19 #pregnancy
Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during pandemic
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"since the coronavirus pandemic started, there has been a significant rise in the proportion of pregnancies ending in stillbirths, in which babies die in the womb."