ONGOING STUDIES RELATED TO COVID-19 AND PREGNANCY / POSTPARTUM
COPE: COVID-19 and Perinatal Experiences Study
Virginia Commonwealth University has launched a nationwide study to see how pregnant women and new mothers are handling major societal changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read an article about the study HERE.
Impact of COVID-19 on Women’s Pregnancy-Related Anxiety
The University of Michigan is conducting an online survey of pregnant women to determine how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their antenatal care, their delivery plans and their anxiety level.
MotherToBaby: COVID-19 in Pregnancy Study
MotherToBaby and OTIS (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) have launched a study to examine the short and long-term effects of COVID-19 in pregnancy and breastfeeding.
National Institutes of Health
NIH has launched a multipronged study to understand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic during and after pregnancy. Researchers will examine whether COVID-19 has led to higher rates of pregnancy-related complications and cesarean delivery, as well as the risk of pregnant women with COVID-19 infection transmitting the virus to their fetus.
PEACE: The Perinatal Experiences And COVID-19 Effects Study
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School aim to learn more about the effects of COVID-19 on women during the perinatal period (pregnancy and postpartum). Online surveys will gather information about stress, well being, resilience, and social support during this unprecedented time.
PRIORITY: Pregnancy Coronavirus Outcomes Registry
Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco have launched a nationwide study of pregnant or recently pregnant women who are either under investigation for or have been confirmed to have COVID-19.
Project RESCUE: Repercussions of Elevated Stress from COVID-19 Exposure
The team at Children’s National Hospital’s Center for the Developing Brain will collect data over time to better understand the unique impact of multiple stressors for pregnant women giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic and for their offspring.
Women’s Birth and Postpartum Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Have you given birth just before or during the coronavirus outbreak? Researchers are examining the impact of COVID-19 on new mothers’ childbirth and postpartum experiences. The study is open to all women age 18 and over who have given birth since February 1, 2020.