Change in the Incidence of Stillbirth and Preterm Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA. 2020 Jul 10;324(7):705-706. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.12746. Online ahead of print.


This study compares pregnancy outcomes, including rates of stillbirth (fetal death ≥24 weeks’ gestation), preterm and cesarean delivery, and neonatal unit admission in the months preceding vs during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic at a London university hospital.