CDC: Pregnant Women With COVID-19 At Higher Risk For Preterm Birth

Published November 3, 2020 13 Views

Rumble Pregnant women infected with COVID-19 are about 25% more likely to deliver their babies preterm.
This is according to data released Monday by the U.S. Advertisement
Just over 10% of babies in the United States are born preterm, according to the CDC.
"The proportion of preterm live births among women with COVID-19 infection during pregnancy was higher than that in the general population in 2019."
This suggests that pregnant women with the disease infection might be at risk for preterm delivery."
agency researchers wrote.
Still, the findings are preliminary and describe primarily women with 2nd and 3rd trimester infections.