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- Favorable outcomes of infants born after maternal COVID-19 during pregnancy
In a recent Pediatrics journal study, researchers assessed the outcomes of children born to mothers infected during pregnancy with the SARS-CoV-2. Over 2,700 newborns were born during the study period. Of these, 130 were born to women infected with SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy. Overall, the study findings indicate favorable clinical outcomes in all infants born to mothers with SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy.
- COVID-19 vaccine may protect pregnant women from SARS-CoV-2 placentitis and stillbirth
Stillbirth is a recognized complication of COVID-19 in pregnant women caused by harmful changes to the placenta induced by the virus. Termed SARS-CoV-2 placentitis, it can render the placenta incapable of providing oxygen to the fetus, leading to stillbirth and neonatal death. Researchers now suggest that pregnant women who get the COVID-19 vaccine may be protected from SARS-CoV-2 placentitis and stillbirth.
- 6 tips to be a better nurse preceptor
Being a preceptor to a new nurse is an honor, because it definitely means that your manager thinks you are a nurse to be embodied, but it can also be a big challenge. The pay isn’t very high (sometimes nothing), you’ll still have your own patients to take care of, and just because you’re assigned an orientee, doesn’t necessarily mean that you two will jive together.