International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2020, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Intranatal management of pregnancy with COVID 19: A systematic review
Kirti Maan, Jeeva George, Keka Chatterjee, S Gita and Amita Devrani
Dawn of 2020, the year of nurse and midwife, has been marked for strengthening of Midwives by WHO. This also brought an irony called COVID 19, which has emerged with extensive morbidity and mortality globally. This systemic review aims to study the intranatal management of pregnancy with COVID 19. It includes all retrospective quantitative studies done with more than 10 study participants. During the extensive search of 80 articles 10 Journal article were selected. The analysis of studies revealed that the intranatal management of pregnancy in mild and moderate cases were as per obstetric condition, while severe cases required focus on the respiratory and general condition of the mother. Mode of delivery was chosen as per the obstetric cause and general wellbeing of mother. Though there were no evidence of Vertical transmission, the morbidity of the parturient and neonates due to COVID 19 mandates continuous foetal and maternal monitoring.