a. Mirosław Czuczwar, head of the Anesthesia and Intensive Therapy Clinic at the Independent General Clinical Hospital No. 1 in Lublin, was the first to alert that hospitals were started by young mothers, pregnant women and the postpartum in severe COVID-19 cases.
As professor. Today Kzotschwar accepts patients in intensive care units who need not only respiratory therapy, but also extracorporeal circulatory therapy, ie ECMO. – Connecting to such equipment means that their chance of survival is very low – the anesthesiologist adds, stressing that such a dangerous course of the disease occurs in patients who have not been vaccinated against the Corona virus.
The doctor notes that the staff health service They face such tragedies often. Especially when young people die.
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– There are cases like this. A young father comes to extract his wife’s death certificate with a certificate for two weeks Baby in the carrier. If someone does not animate such pictures or thinks that they are manipulations, I invite you to explain to this father why this happened to him – confirms the professor. Kzotshwar.
Currently, the number of pregnant women in hospitals is no greater than in previous waves of coronavirus. However, as they indicated in an interview with Gazeta.pl. Staff of Szpital Specjalistyczny im. Stefan Żeromski in Krakow, the peak of the fourth wave is yet to come. So there may be many more cases in the near future.
Pregnant women get sick more and more seriously
The latest research from Great Britain shows she’s pregnant getting sick You are five times more likely to be affected by COVID-19 than other women. From the observations of Dr. Marzina Piasica, a gynecologist, it appears that pregnant women develop the infection more seriously.
– The first studies indicated that pregnant patients are exposed to COVID-19 just as non-pregnant women. However, after time, we see that pregnant women suffer from it more seriously – says Dr. Piasica in an interview with Gazeta.pl.
Especially in the third trimester of pregnancy, the cycle of COVID-19 is the most severe. The respiratory capacity of patients naturally decreases due to the progression of pregnancy, and when we add the coronavirus to it, the situation worsens. And the gynecologist adds, pregnant women also suffer from reduced immunity, which can make this disease very difficult.
Online forums and social media are full of conflicting information about Title Pregnant women are vaccinated. Many doctors still discourage pregnant women from receiving vaccinations.
Dr.. Cholewińska: Vaccination is necessary during pregnancy
Grażyna Cholewińska, head of the District Hospital for Infection in Warsaw, says in an interview with Gazeta.pl that many patients do not actually decide to receive the vaccination during pregnancy.
Dr. Cholewińska stresses that she herself does not understand where the calls for no vaccinations among doctors come from. – I don’t know how to comment on that. He adds that this is a very disturbing phenomenon.
She notes that, according to all recommendations, vaccination of pregnant women is “essential.” There is a lot of research on the safety of immunization in pregnant women. There is clear scientific evidence, many publications, and the characteristics of the publications of each preparation that pregnant women should be vaccinated – Dr. Cholewińska confirms.
Pregnancy is a period of low immunity. The body works for two people. Pregnant women should be under special immune protection. They should definitely be vaccinated. It’s a security issue – he points out.
The Polish Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends vaccinations during pregnancy
Experts of the Polish Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have published an official position on the vaccination of pregnant women against COVID-19, stating that vaccinations should be offered to pregnant and lactating women.
The doctors wrote: “Pregnant women are at increased risk of severe infection with SARS-CoV-2, which should encourage the implementation of prevention of this disease in the form of vaccinations.” As they emphasized, vaccination against COVID-19 in pregnant women is safe and necessary.
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