Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2022)
Clinical profile of pregnant women during COVID-19: A retrospective analysis
Vinay Kumar, Vikrant Sharma, Kusma Devi
Background: This year, the corona virus disease has affected so many pregnant women and in such a dreadful way. Pregnancy is a known immune compromised state. Aim: In this retrospective analysis, we studied clinical profile of pregnant women during COVID-19. Methods: This was a retrospective observational study done in a community health centre in a rural area of Himachal Pradesh. A total of 470 COVID-19 positive pregnant women were included in the study who were either post abortion, early pregnancy, late pregnancy, laboring and delivered from 1 Jan 2021 to 31 Jun 2021. Results: In this study, majority of the women aged 30-39 years. 50.4% were multigravida and 42.3% had gestational age <34 weeks. In this study, 310 women were symptomatic while 160 were asymptomatic. Mortality was reported in 14 women. Conclusion: In conclusion, with or without COVID-19 each pregnancy is precious. Attending antenatal care remains an integral part of maternity care.
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Vinay Kumar, Vikrant Sharma, Kusma Devi. Clinical profile of pregnant women during COVID-19: A retrospective analysis
. Int. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 2022;4(1):1-3. DOI: 10.33545/26648334.2022.v4.i1a.21