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Women with postpartum psychiatric disorders have a lower probability of subsequent live birth

Postpartum Psych Disorders Lower Odds of Subsequent Children

Reduction in rate of having second live birth disappears if the first child dies
Three of 33 neonates born to mothers with coronavirus disease 2019 in Wuhan tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Three Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 ID’d as Positive

One of three neonates was born early; all three had pneumonia on chest radiographic imaging
Moderate fish intake during pregnancy (one to three times per week) is associated with improvements in the subsequent metabolic health of children

Moderate Maternal Fish Intake May Aid Child Metabolic Health

But high maternal mercury exposure tied to unfavorable metabolic profile in children
Prenatal and perinatal factors may influence a child's risk for developing psychosis

Pregnancy-Related Factors Linked to Risk for Psychosis in Child

Review and meta-analysis ID 30 factors that raise risk for child psychosis, five factors that protect
There is currently no evidence that SARS-CoV-2 undergoes intrauterine or transplacental transmission from coronavirus disease 2019-infected pregnant women to fetuses

No Evidence Found for SARS-CoV-2 Vertical Transmission to Fetus

No maternal-fetal transmission of SARS-CoV-2 seen to date in pregnant women with COVID-19
In new guidelines specific to maternal-fetal medicine practitioners

Guidance Issued for Prenatal Care in Setting of COVID-19

Elective, nonurgent visits to be postponed; lab work, US should be performed during in-person visits
Prenatal antibiotic exposure overall has no significant association with later overweight or obesity in children

2nd Trimester Antibiotic Exposure May Up Risk for Offspring Obesity

Exposure in infancy might also increase the risk for childhood overweight or obesity
There is an association between low maternal vitamin D during early pregnancy and an elevated risk for offspring attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Low Maternal Vitamin D May Raise Risk for ADHD in Offspring

Study looked at maternal serum vitamin D levels in first trimester and offspring ADHD risk
Four infants born to pregnant women who tested positive for coronavirus 2019 were healthy at birth and had no serious clinical symptoms

Case Series Indicates COVID-19 Not Transmitted In Utero

Four infants born to pregnant women who tested positive for COVID-19 in Wuhan were healthy at birth
Women with depression are more than three times more likely to use cannabis during pregnancy compared with women without depression

Pregnant Women With Depression More Likely to Use Cannabis

Authors call for education about risks, similar to efforts to stem tobacco use during pregnancy