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Preterm delivery is associated with increased maternal risk for ischemic heart disease

Preterm Delivery May Up Maternal Risk for Ischemic Heart Disease

Association decreased over time but remained significantly elevated through 40+ years of follow-up
Among women of reproductive age with COVID-19

Risk for Hospitalization Up for Pregnant Women With COVID-19

Pregnant women with COVID-19 more likely to be admitted to ICU, receive mechanical ventilation
Prolonged storage of embryos after vitrification is associated with a reduced likelihood of biochemical pregnancy

Odds of Pregnancy Decrease With Prolonged Embryo Storage

Likelihood of biochemical pregnancy, clinical pregnancy, live birth reduced with longer storage
Exposure to air pollutants and heat is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes

Exposure to Air Pollutants, Heat Linked to Pregnancy Outcomes

PM2.5 and ozone exposure associated with elevated risk for preterm birth, low birth weight
Most pregnant women admitted to U.K. hospitals with confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection have good outcomes

Good Outcomes Seen in Hospitalized Pregnant Women With COVID-19

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to infants uncommon
Women with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease have increased risks for maternal and neonatal complications

Risk for Maternal, Neonatal Complications Increased With NAFLD

NAFLD linked to hypertensive complications, preterm birth, postpartum hemorrhage, possibly maternal death
Risk for newborn respiratory distress increases in a dose-response manner in association with maternal use of prenatal antidepressants

Newborn Respiratory Distress Up With Maternal Antidepressant Use

Moderate, high sustained prenatal antidepressant use associated with increased risk for preterm birth
Women with benzodiazepine prescriptions before pregnancy may have an increased risk for ectopic pregnancy

Benzodiazepine Use Linked to Risk for Ectopic Pregnancy

Excess of 80 ectopic pregnancies per 10,000 pregnancies found in women with benzodiazepine prescription
Current practice patterns relating to testing and management of thyroid-stimulating hormone during pregnancy are associated with overdiagnosis and overtreatment of hypothyroidism

Thyroid Dysfunction in Pregnancy Overdiagnosed, Overtreated

In most women with elevated TSH who did not start treatment, repeat measurement was ≤4.00 mIU/L
Higher rates of decidual arteriopathy and other maternal vascular malperfusion features are seen in placentas of women with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Placental Injury Seen in Pregnant Women With SARS-CoV-2

Higher rates of decidual arteriopathy, other maternal vascular malperfusion features observed