Covid-19 and Pregnancy: what we know based on the limited data available

Expiry Date
: 01/08/2025
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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The impact of covid-19 on pregnancy outcomes and that of pregnancy on covid-19 disease progression.

Keywords: coronavirus and pregnancy, COVID-19 and pregnancy, COVID-19 and breastfeeding

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this CPD activity is to update the reader on the effect of coronavirus infection on both maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality; and the impact which social isolation can have on the mental health and well-being of patients.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. COVID-19 symptoms and disease severity in pregnancy
  2. the risk of vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in pregnant women. 
  3. What the current data shows with regards to breastfeeding and COVID-19, and 
  4. the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and socio-economic life of pregnant women.

      Instructions for this Module

      • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
      • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
      • The pass grade is 70%;
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