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Maternal & Infant Health Research Registries

During the pandemic, tracking health outcomes is essential to improving care, developing policies and understanding the impact of this pandemic on maternal and infant health. Learn more about global research and registries that are tracking the data to ensure the health of mothers and babies.

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COVID-19 Resources & Literature

A resource compiling up-to-date published literature on COVID-19 relating to mothers and babies. We have gathered scientifically sound research to help guide further studies or keep you up to date with the maternal child health population and COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Articles

PeriStats now includes a resource to help obtain the most up-to-date articles on COVID-19 and the maternal and child health population. The links provided here represent collections of published papers found on PubMed that have been reviewed and selected for relevancy to maternal health, pregnancy, infant health, and child health. Examples of topics that are included are: vertical transmission, systematic reviews, maternal screening, and characteristics of COVID-19. This selection is suited for public health professionals who work or are interested in the area of maternal and child health.

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

COVID-19 and Infants/Children

COVID-19 and Health Equity

Other sources for COVID-19 related articles:

NIH iSearch COVID-19 portfolio: includes articles from PubMed as well as pre-prints (preliminary reports of work that have not been certified by peer review) from medRxiv, SSRN, arXiv, bioRxiv, Research Square and ChemRxiv. The portfolio is updated daily.

https://icite.od.nih.gov/covid19/search/

Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, COVID-19 Maternal and Child Health & Nutrition Literature Repository: Regularly updated list and summary of peer-reviewed journal articles related to COVID-19, maternal and child health (including infants), and nutrition.

http://hopkinshumanitarianhealth.org/empower/advocacy/covid-19/covid-19-children-and-nutrition/

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) COVID-19: Expert Review of Relevant and Emerging Literature (not specific to maternal and child health)

https://indianactsi.org/community/monon-collaborative/covid-19/lit-review/

Headlines

July, 2020

 COVID-19 Articles
 

June, 2020

 Updates to Medicaid Coverage and Sexually Transmitted Disease Data
 

May, 2020

 Updates to infant and maternal mortality
 
 COVID-19 Articles
 

March, 2020

 2018 Natality Data Update
 
 Puerto Rico Natality data (2015-2018) now available
 

February, 2020

 Updated data on poverty and health insurance
 

December, 2019

 Updated data on behavioral risk factors
 

May, 2019

 Natality data updates on PeriStats
 

January, 2019

 Data updates on PeriStats
 

June, 2018

 Updated Birth Defects Data and State Profiles
 
  Poverty Data Update
 
 Additional data on delivery method, prenatal care, and birthweight, 2015
 

January, 2018

 2016 Health Insurance Data Update
 
 2016 Natality Data Update
 
 2015 and 2016 BRFSS Data Update
 

October, 2017

 2015 Natality Data Update
 

September, 2016

 Updated Data and PeriStats Enhancements
 

May, 2016

 Birth Defects Data Updated & Expanded
 

October, 2015

 2013 Infant Mortality & 2014 BRFSS Data
 

September, 2015

 2011 and 2012 Infant Mortality Data Updated
 

July, 2015

 Expanded PRAMS Data Now Available
 

May, 2015

 MMWR Article About Tdap Vaccine Coverage
 
 2013 Natality Data Updated
 

December, 2014

 Birth Defects Data Now Available on PeriStats
 

August, 2014

 PRAMS Data Updated for 2011
 

June, 2014

 March of Dimes 2014 Hispanic Report
 
 2012 Natality and 2010 Infant Mortality Data Updated
 

May, 2014

 PRAMS Data Updated for 2009 and 2010
 

August, 2013

 Fetal and Perinatal Mortality Data Updated
 

October, 2011

 Special Care Nursery Admissions