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Coronavirus: Health system overload threatens pregnant women and newborns – UN News

New mothers and their babies are facing systems in crisis, including overwhelmed health centres; supply and equipment shortages; and a lack of skilled birth attendants, including midwives. Millions of mothers all over the world embarked on a journey of parenthood in the world as it was, said Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director.

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Gigi Hadid Discussed Her Pregnancy on Instagram for the First Time – MarieClaire.com

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik's happy pregnancy news leaked against their wishes, Hadid said when she appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last month. ("Obviously, you know, we wish we couldve announced it on our own terms, but were very excited and happy and grateful for everyones well wishes and support," she told Fallon.) So it comes as little surprise that the couple have kept extra quiet about the baby on the way; in fact, before Sunday, neither Hadid nor Malik's Instagram displayed any hint of Hadid's pregnancy

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Pregnant woman, boyfriend killed in New York home invasion – Fox News

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.Sign up here. A pregnant woman and her boyfriend were fatally shot inside their Staten Island home Monday by a convicted killer during a botched home robbery, sources said. The suspect Philip Moreno, 45, allegedly stormed into the home in Arlington at about 5 p.m.

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Im 8 Months Pregnant and My Husband Tested Positive – The Cut

When Aislinns 4-year-old daughter came home from preschool sick at the end of February, it didnt occur to her that she might have coronavirus. It wasnt until a month later,after Aislinn, her 2-year-old son, and her husband had also gotten sick that her husband tested positive for COVID-19.

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Woman in eighth month of pregnancy hacked to death in Bengaluru – Bangalore Mirror

Brother-in-law even tried to hide the crime by cleaning the bloodstains Last week, a 28-year-old, eight-months pregnant woman, was found murdered at her house, in Diburahalli.

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Brave Barrow woman reveals heartbreak of losing daughter during pregnancy – and how she plans to give back to charity – NW Evening Mail

A YOUNG mum has revealed her devastation after losing her daughter during pregnancy. Cariss Reanne Instance's daughter Georgie Arabella Smith was born sleeping - and she now wants to raise awareness for families going through the same trauma

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New rules for pregnant women, over 70s and vulnerable people – Liverpool Echo

New rules for pregnant women, the over-70s and 'clinically vulnerable' have been released by the government.

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Stuck in US, pregnant woman, hubby and 18-month- child move SC for evacuation from May 13 flight – Deccan Herald

Stuck in the USA for over three months, a Bengaluru resident, her husband and their 18-month-old daughter have approached the Supreme Court for allowing them to take an Air India flight from the USA on May 13 as any delay would imperil her health due to advanced stage of her pregnancy. Pooja Choudhary, her husband Vikas and daughter Vihana wanted the top court to ensure they can get back from the USA through the flight, scheduled to depart from San Francisco on May 13, 2020, or at the next earliest possible opportunity.

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Pregnant women, who returned to Chennai on repatriation flights, suffer at quarantine facility in private hotel – The Hindu

Twenty-nine-year-old Suganya Saravanan, who is pregnant, was relieved when she landed in Chennai from Dubai a few days ago. Little did she realise that she would have to endure some harrowing days ahead. The hotel where I am stay quarantined has been providing us with some terrible food

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Pregnant woman jailed over aged care theft – The Canberra Times

news, national A pregnant aged care worker involved in a "sophisticated and disguised" scheme with her cousin to steal more than $150,000 from her boss has been sentenced to 10 months in a Western Australian prison. Sandra Mumba, 27, was a carer and occupational therapist at Fresh Fields Aged Care when she conspired with her cousin, payroll clerk James Whiteman, to steal money between February 2015 and March 2018. Whiteman adjusted Mumba's overtime hours and the number of employees, with Mumba pocketing about $34,000 and transferring almost $55,000 to her cousin, the WA District Court heard on Tuesday

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Pregnant nurse with COVID-19 recovers, goes back to work – WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Nurses have been describing these last few weeks and foreseeable future as 'different.' A situation that has involved fear of running out of PPE and changing everyday care.

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Stories Of Pregnancy And Birth During COVID-19 – WBEZ

Pregnancy comes with anticipation and excitement of becoming a mom and raising a child but also anxiety about what it will be like to give birth and, ultimately, be a parent. Fears are compounded by multiple doctors visits, diagnostic tests and endless suggestions about what you should or shouldnt be eating.

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Pregnant mothers and babies born during COVID-19 pandemic threatened by strained health systems and disruptions in services – UNICEF

NEW YORK, 7 May 2020 An estimated 116 million babies will be born under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF said today ahead of Mothers Day. These babies are projected to be born up to 40 weeks after COVID-19 currently straining health systems and medical supply chains all over the world was recognized as a pandemic on March 11

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She Made Every Effort to Avoid COVID-19 While Pregnant. Not a Single Thing Went According to Plan. – ProPublica

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A pregnant hospital nurse was diagnosed with coronavirus and family says insurance won’t cover her shot at recovery – CNN

Sylvia LeRoy's family is asking the public for help after they say insurance denied full coverage of her rehabilitation treatment following an emergency c-section and virus-related coma.

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‘Things changed and that’s OK’: Navigating pregnancy during the pandemic – The Age

Fortunately, research so far suggests that COVID-19 is unlikely to affect pregnant women any more adversely than the general population. They are, however, generally considered to be a vulnerable group. Loading Jules Brooks, a childbirth educator and doula, suggests that women reduce stress by following the usual recommendations, such as walking, yoga, birth meditations, snuggling, watching movies and sharing their feelings with their partners.

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Elon Musk and Grimes Experienced Ups and Downs During Her Pregnancy – Cosmopolitan.com

Elon Musk and Grimes might seem like an unconventional couple, but that doesnt mean they dont have relationship problems like the rest of us! Whether its publicly disagreeing about the pronunciation of their baby boys name, X A-12 Musk, or having the occasional lovers quarrel, they get fed up with one another from time to timeprobably even more so while Grimes was pregnant. According to an Us Weekly source, Elon and Grimess relationship was pretty rocky while she was carrying their son. Elon and Grimes have experienced a lot of ups and downs in their relationship throughout Grimess pregnancy and have been on and off, the source revealed.

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Rates of Vaccination with Pregnancy Can Be Improved – Pharmacy Times

The CDC recommends that all pregnant women receive the influenza vaccine and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis) vaccine during pregnancy to avoid influenza-related complications in the mother and pertussis in the infant. Clinicians can give influenza vaccine at any stage during pregnancy, but the Tdap vaccine is recommended during the third trimester of pregnancy or between weeks 27-36.1 Despite these recommendations, pregnant women have been under vaccinated

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Pregnant during a pandemic: Families, health-care providers adjust to new practices, policies – The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER When Andrea Espinoza found out she was pregnant with her ninth child, excitement rushed over her. But as her pregnancy went along, cases of COVID-19 began to hit the area and a bit of fear and panic sank in.

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Athlete moms and the fight for funding – CBC.ca

Human rights ruling Distance runner Hilary Stellingwerff competed for Canada in the 1,500 metres at the 2012 London Olympics. Two years later, at 34, she had a son and continued to receive her funding, as one of six senior injury cases listed by Athletics Canada

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Mother’s Day 2020: Here is apt medical advice to follow if you are pregnant or planning to be a mum – Asianet News English

Bengaluru: God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers Rudyard Kipling. This is so true

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Ive become very attached to my mother after my pregnancy – Hindustan Times

Home / TV / Ive become very attached to my mother after my pregnancytvUpdated: May 09, 2020 23:54 ISTMahhi Vij with her daughter, Tara(Photo: The Looney Lens) Theres no respite for Mahhi Vij even during the lockdown.

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How coronavirus has affected pregnancy and delivery; precautions new moms must take during pandemic – Times Now

How coronavirus has affected pregnancy and delivery; precautions new moms must take during pandemic&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspiStock Images New Delhi: The coronavirus pandemic changed way more than we thought it would. The way we work has changed in terms of schedule and location, while our recreational activities are now restricted to old school gardening and cooking, rather than going out with friends. The pandemic has definitely had a considerable impact on the economy as well as the healthcare system of the country, and the world at large.

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World Thalassaemia Day: What does the condition mean for pregnancy? – The Indian Express

Updated: May 8, 2020 3:18:58 pm By Dr Uma Vaidyanathan Thalassaemia is a disorder of the haemoglobin structure. A tetramer molecule present in the RBCs, haemoglobin is responsible for supplying oxygen in the body and is a rich source of protein in the blood. The human Hb/HbA has two sets of globin chains.

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Overseas evacuation: SC directs Centre to give priority to those at advanced stage of pregnancy – Deccan Herald

The Supreme Court has directed the Union government to consider giving priority to a group of women, including doctors and nurses, for repatriation from Saudi Arabia as they pleaded that they were at advanced stage of pregnancy.

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