Milwaukee area obstetrician urges pregnant Wisconsinites to get vaccinated

Milwaukee area obstetrician urges pregnant Wisconsinites to get vaccinated

Unvaccinated Pregnant Women Are at Increased Risk for Severe COVID Symptoms and Newborn Deaths Pregnant women that are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are at an increased risk for severe symptoms and newborn death should they contract the virus during pregnancy, according to a new study published in the monthly journal Nature Medicine. The peer-reviewed study, which assessed over 144,000 pregnancy records in Scotland dating back to March 2020, focused largely on data from December 2020 to October 2021, when vaccines were made accessible to the public. The data showed that around 77% of the infected pregnant women were unvaccinated. Those without the vaccine were more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than pregnant women that were fully inoculated. About 91% of COVID-19 hospitalizations and 98% of critical care admissions and …
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