Neonatal outcomes following maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy

Researchers from 11 academic or community hospitals in Massachusetts have published the results of a multi-centre cohort study describing the clinical outcomes of neonates born to mothers who tested positive for CV-19 in pregnancy, and the clinical and sociodemographic factors associated with positive neonatal test results. More information can be found here. Photo by Peter Oslanec on Unsplash

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Systematic review and meta-analysis quantifies the risk of birth defects following exposure to antithyroid drugs

Researchers from the University of Dundee, University of South Denmark and the University of Oslo (ENTIS Associate Member Prof Hedvig Nordeng) have collaborated on a meta-analysis examining malformation risks following maternal antithyroid drug use, calculating absolute risks for each of the different medication exposure groups. More information can be found here. Photo by Olga DeLawrence on Unsplash

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Vaccine willingness and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s perinatal experiences

Collaborators from ENTIS and affiliated organisations have published the results of a web-based survey investigating vaccine willingness among pregnant and breastfeeding women, and how the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted women’s perinatal experiences. This multinational survey was promoted in Ireland, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the UK between 16 June and 14 July 2020, and identified considerable vaccine […]

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Observational cohort study of domperidone use in pregnancy

Researchers from the Japan Drug Information Institute in Pregnancy, a member of the ENTIS network, have recently published an observational cohort study where they compared the proportion of infants with major malformations between the infants of born to women taking domperidone (n=519) and non-teratogenic drugs during the first trimester of pregnancy. More information can be found here. Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash

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Pregnant and breastfeeding women’s mental health status during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Collaborators from ENTIS and affiliated organisations have published the results of a web-based survey investigating how the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the mental health status of pregnant and breastfeeding women. This multinational survey was promoted in Ireland, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the UK between 16 June and 14 July 2020, and identified high levels of depressive […]

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Promoting collaborations to improve birth defects surveillance, research, and prevention

A joint editorial has been published in the journal Birth Defects Research from the National Birth Defects Prevention Network and the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, promoting the multidisciplinary approach that is undertaken by these organisations in undertaking birth defects surveillance in the US. More information can be found here. Photo by Peter Oslanec on Unsplash

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