The effects of Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on routine antenatal care visits and complications of pregnancy


YILDIZ Y. , GÜRLEK B. , YILDIZ İ. E. , AYDIN T. , KANBUROĞLU M. K. , YILMAZ B.

REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, vol.67, no.6, pp.833-838, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/1806-9282.20210067
  • Title of Journal : REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA
  • Page Numbers: pp.833-838
  • Keywords: COVID-19, Pregnancy, Newborn

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Routine follow-up of pregnancy is a comprehensive care process starting from planning of pregnancy that involves rational and careful use of medical, psychological, and social support. In this study, our objective was to compare the adherence rate to routine antenatal follow-up program during the COVID-19 pandemic with that of previous years among pregnant women, in an effort to shed light on health policies to be developed similar events in the future.