Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 225, Issue 5, 1 March 2022
MAJOR ARTICLES AND BRIEF REPORTS
SARS-CoV-2 Infection During Pregnancy and Associated Perinatal Health Outcomes: A National US Cohort Study
Annette K Regan, Onyebuchi A Arah, Deshayne B Fell, Sheena G Sullivan
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 225, Issue 5, 1 March 2022, Pages 759–767, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiab626
Based a national claims-based cohort study of 78 283 pregnancies, prenatal SARS-CoV-2 infection was associated with increased risk of preterm birth, fetal growth restriction, and delivery complications. Prevention of infection through immunization and other preventive measures could have fetal health benefits.