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blue-check New guidelines for prevention and treatment of Covid-19 in pregnant women and newborns

Decision No. 3982/QD-BYT dated August 18th, 2021 of the Ministry of Health on introducing interim guidelines for prevention and treatment of Covid-19 in pregnant women and newborns
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This Decision provides for new guidelines on Covid-19 prevention, diagnosis and treatment with regard to pregnant women and newborns

Under the guidelines, pregnant women with the fetus is at 13 weeks more and those who are breastfeeding are still entitled to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

With regard to a pregnant woman suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19, it is required to avoid obstetric interventions when the mother is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19, unless emergency interventions (anterior placenta/placenta accreta with heavy bleeding, placental abruption, fetal distress, etc.) or subacute care (water breaking, labor, etc.) are/is indicated or there are signs that the mother’s condition is worsening.

Pregnant women with COVID-19 (including those having recovered) should undergo fetal management every 2-4 weeks to detect pre-eclampsia, slow fetal growth and threatened premature birth/premature birth early on.

This Decision takes effect from the date of its signing. To abrogate Decision No. 1271/QD-BYT dated March 21st, 2020.

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