Risk factors for COVID-19 and complications

What are the risk factors for COVID-19 infection and complications in pregnant/postpartum women?

Structured research question (PICO)

Risk factors for COVID-19 and complications in pregnant/postpartum women
Population Pregnant/postpartum women Pregnant/postpartum women with COVID-19
Exposure Age, parity, ethnicity, pre-existing medical condition, twins, IVF, pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes; PROM, PPROM, preterm labour, mode of delivery, reproductive tract infections
Comparator Pregnant/postpartum women without risk factors Mothers with COVID and no risk factors
Outcomes COVID-19 (suspected and confirmed) COVID-related outcomes
Pregnancy-related maternal and offspring complications
Study design Observational studies


Full details to be published shortly. Currently undergoing peer review.