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Have contracted the coronavirus pregnant women in Russia are more likely to occur preterm labor, delayed fetal growth and miscarriage. The possible complications listed member of the Duma Committee on health protection Boris Mendelevich. His words are on the website of the party “United Russia”.
According to the parliamentarian, “these complications usually are the result of pneumonia, regardless of infectious agents”. He noted that a clear understanding whether the virus is transmitted from mother to child, no, but newborn babies can also get infected.
“I advise every expectant mother together with your doctor to decide how much time and what procedure she needed to come to the hospital, and what issues can be discussed online. It is very important to follow the principle of ‘do no harm’,” said Mendelevich.
Previously, the obstetrician-gynecologist Lyubov Yerofeyeva also said that during the epidemic of the coronavirus pregnant need serious rest to take precautions as they carry heavier infection may occur infection of the fetus or the need arises to terminate a pregnancy in the later stages.
To date, the coronavirus infected 394 pregnant Russian women. It is estimated that 276 of them are in Moscow, said the chief specialist on obstetrics and gynecology, Ministry of health Leila Adamyan. In Russia, as of April 29, there were almost 100 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus.
Video, photo All from Russia.