Prevention of perinatal infection and its consequences in pregnant women


  • Ю. В. Давыдова Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, NAMS of Ukraine, Ukraine



perinatal infections, pregnancy, intrauterine infection


Perinatal infections today are a major cause of pregnancy disorders and fetus and newborn birth abnormalities. In the majority cases there are no treatment with proven efficacy for perinatal infections or there is no sense to do it during pregnancy. Most perinatal infections are not requiring hospitalization of pregnant or mothers isolated. Pregnant woman should be hospitalized if only it is impossible to carry out patient treatment. The vast majority of perinatal infections (other than HIV infection and acute period of highly contagious diseases) are not a contraindication to breastfeeding.

Author Biography

Ю. В. Давыдова, Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, NAMS of Ukraine

MD, head of the department of obstetric problems extragenital


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How to Cite

Давыдова, Ю. В. (2014). Prevention of perinatal infection and its consequences in pregnant women. REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, (11), 17–35.



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