Journal of Nursing Practices and Research
Impact of Covid- 19 During Pregnancy and Childbirth: A Case Report

Udayakumari Pethaperumal1, Dr. Jogindra Vati2

Journal of Nursing. 2022 October; 2(2): 22–24. Published online 2022 October

Abstract: Covid-19 is a viral disease which is affecting the Respiratory tract. Maternal systems involve multiple changes including the developing fetus during pregnancy until childbirth. The overall risk of COVID-19 to pregnancy women is moderate. However, Women who are pregnant with comorbidities are at increased risk of COVID-19 which includes, hospitalization and ICU care or ventilator care. Pregnancy women with covid-19 are likely to deliver prematurely also at risk for stillbirth and pregnancy loss, the major treatment currently available for the treatment of this disease is symptomatic. Although Vaccination plays a major role, the side effects related to vaccination gives fear to the pregnant women and still under research study. A case of 35-year-old multigravida who was hospitalized for the treatment of COVID-19 with comorbidities. She was presented with the symptoms of fever, cough, chest pain requires oxygen supplementation along with other modes of treatment.

Keywords : COVID 19, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Impact.

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