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COVID-19: reflections on childbirth and neonatal care in Italy

In Italy, the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 infection has hit with an uneven distribution and, fortunately, in the neonatal setting the virus affects fewer patients and with less severity. Nevertheless, the moment of childbirth has turned into a more complex … Continue reading

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COVID19 and breastfeeding: not that simple

Letter to the editor regarding the paucity of information regarding pregnancy and breastfeeding and covid19. Abstract available in Journal of Human Lactation, April 15 2020.(subscription and log in required to see the full article)

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Maternal Prenatal Screening and Serologies

Maternal prenatal screening is essential in preventing pregnancy complications as well as preventing and/or predicting neonatal and infant medical issues after delivery that are due to certain communicable diseases. This article is aimed at gathering and presenting the most recent information regarding the most … Continue reading

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Weight gain and pregnancy

Gaining weight in pregnancy is a bit like Goldilocks – women should gain just the right amount of weight, not too much or too little. In this study Han-Yang Chen and Suneet P. Chauhan, from the University of Texas, looked … Continue reading

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Optimal timing of delivery for women using heroin during pregnancy

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2017-01-01, Volume 216, Issue 1, Pages S124-S125 Research on the optimal timing of delivery for women who use heroin during pregnancy is given in this article. Higher rates of neonatal morbidity are associated with … Continue reading

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