Pregnancy with H1N1 Infection



Pregnant women are at increased risk for mortality and morbidity with infection of H1N1 influenza A virus. Obstetric care providers should know the necessary preventive actions to save the pregnant mother as well as their foetuses from the mortality as well as morbidity (spontaneous abortion, preterm birth and intrauterine death) with febrile respiratory infection by H1N1 virus. The objective of this chapter is to provide all obstetric care providers with information and specific guidelines to follow, aiming to mitigate untoward consequences following H1N1 infection.


Pregnant Woman Influenza Virus H1N1 Virus H1N1 Influenza Pregnant Mother 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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