Risk of mothers dying during pregnancy, childbirth rose during covid: Research2 min read . Updated: 02 Apr 2021, 12:57 PM IST
- Global lockdowns, disruption in maternal health services, reduction in health seeking behaviour and fear of getting infected from health providers added to pregnancy risks and led to worsened health outcomes for women and infants
New Delhi: Risk of mothers dying during pregnancy or childbirth in India has increased by more than a third during covid-19 compared with pre-pandemic instances, a review of data published in The Lancet Global Health journal has revealed.
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