COVID-19 AFFECTS THE WOMEN’S PLACENTA:-

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Now a new concern has emerged around pregnant women who have COVID-19 – injuries in placentas.



PLACENTA – a flattened circular organ in the uterus of pregnant eutherian mammals,nourishing and maintaing the foetus,through the UMBILICAL CORD.

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Pregnant woman can possibly transmit the CORONAVIRUS to her baby or also delivers the healthy baby.


New study shows it attacks the woman’s placenta during pregnancy.
The study concludes,that it might reduce the placenta’s ability to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the developing foetus.


In 16 women had tested positive for COVID- 19 while pregnant, tested conducted immediately after the birth of the baby and found their placenta has evidence of injury.However , the study concluded that there is unlikely to be any negative implication for the unborn baby.

Shakshi Singh

Saathi News Health Writer Bringing Top Health News

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