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. 2020 May 14;1-9.
doi: 10.1080/14767058.2020.1759540. Online ahead of print.

Improving the Quality of Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth With Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Systematic Review

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Improving the Quality of Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth With Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Systematic Review

Sedigheh Abdollahpour et al. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. .

Abstract

In the context of serious coronavirus epidemic, it is critical that pregnant women not be ignored potentially life-saving interventions. So, this study was designed to improve the quality of care by health providers through what they need to know about coronavirus during pregnancy and childbirth. We conducted a systematic review of electronic databases was performed for published in English, before 25 March 2020. Finally, 29 papers which had covered the topic more appropriately were included in the study. The results of the systematic review of the existing literature are presented in the following nine sections: Symptoms of the COVID-19 in pregnancy, Pregnancy management, Delivery Management, Mode of delivery, Recommendations for health care provider in delivery, Neonatal outcomes, Neonatal care, Vertical Transmission, Breastfeeding. In conclusion, improving quality of care in maternal health, as well as educating, training, and supporting healthcare providers in infection management to be prioritized. Sharing data can help to countries that to prevent maternal and neonatal morbidity associated with the COVID-19.

Keywords: COVID-19; Coronavirus; childbirth; pregnancy.

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