MedWatch Daily Digest: Concerns about pregnant mothers with COVID-19 — and more

Medical Watch

For Wednesday, Sept. 22, WGN’s Medical Reporter Dina Bair has the latest on new information, including:

  • The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology reports pregnant women who get Covid have 62% higher odds of developing pre-eclampsia. 
  • NYU Schol of Medicine researchers found pregnant women who got their COVID shot passed on protection to their newborns. 
  • The North American Menopause Society reports sedentary behavior increases the likelihood of nighttime hot flashes which can interfere with sleep and cause other health problems. 

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