Salvatori G, De Rose DU, Concato C, Alario D, Olivini N, Dotta A, Campana A. Managing COVID-19-Positive Maternal–Infant Dyads: An Italian Experience. Mary Ann Liebert Inc. Published online May 13, 2020. doi:10.1089/bfm.2020.0095
This report documents the experience of providers with managing the positive mothers and babies during the viral outbreak in Italy.
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review.
Castagnoli R, Votto M, Licari A, Brambilla I, Bruno R, Perlini S, Rovida F, Baldanti F, Marseglia GL. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. JAMA Pediatrics. Published online April 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.1467
The systematic review that evaluates currently reported pediatric cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection. It presents findings, from an analysis of 18 studies, on the clinical features of pediatric patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Sutton D, Fuchs K, D’Alton M, Goffman D. Universal Screening for SARS-CoV-2 in Women Admitted for Delivery. New England Journal of Medicine. Published online 2020 Apr 13. doi:10.1056/NEJMc2009316
This article details the findings from universal screening to detect SARS-CoV-2 in women admitted for delivery in NYC between March 22 - April 4, 2020. Findings show that 4 women were symptomatic,13.7% of 211 asymptomatic women were positive, and 3 women developed some symptoms during hospital stay.
Rasmussen SA, Thompson LA. Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Children: What Pediatric Health Care Clinicians Need to Know. JAMA Pediatr. Published online April 03, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.1224
Based on existing data, this article presents detailed information on the transmission, symptoms, prevalence, and important considerations for the management of COVID-19 in children.
Marinelli, K. A. (2020). International Perspectives Concerning Donor Milk Banking During the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic. Journal of Human Lactation. https://doi.org/10.1177/0890334420917661
A portion of this article provides a situational analysis of donor milk banking in light of COVID-19 using reports from China, Italy, and the United States.
Neonatal Early-Onset Infection With SARS-CoV-2 in 33 Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China
Zeng L, Xia S, Yuan W, et al. Neonatal Early-Onset Infection With SARS-CoV-2 in 33 Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. JAMA Pediatr. Published online March 26, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0878
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread rapidly across the world. With the sharp increase in the number of infections, the number of pregnant women and children with COVID-19 is also on the rise. This cohort study explores early onset infection in all neonates born to mothers with COVID-19 were recruited from Wuhan Children's Hospital, in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
Baud D, Giannoni E, Pomar L, Qi X, Nielsen-Saines K, Musso D, Favre G. COVID-19 in Pregnant Women-Author's Reply. The Lancet. Published online March 17, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30192-4
This article in the Lancet was written in response to concerns of about the previous guidelines for pregnant women with suspected severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. It includes recommendations on cord clamping, breastfeeding, and the necessary precautions for maternal child care during COVID-19.
Liu W, Wang Q, Zhang Q, Chen L, Chen J, Zhang B, Lu Y, Wang S, Xia L, Huang L, Wang K, Liang L, Zhang Y, Turtle L, Lissauer D, Lan K, Feng L, Yu H, Liu Y, Sun Z. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) During Pregnancy: A Case Series. Published online February 25, 2020. 2020020373.
This case study describes the clinical characteristics of COVID-19 in pregnancy and their newborn infant, and explores whether the SARS-CoV-2 can be intrauterine vertically transmitted. The research concludes that there is no evidence to suggest the potential risk of intrauterine vertical transmission in the case series and further in-depth study is needed.