National registry will track COVID-19 pregnancies

The focus is on informing clinicians about the impact of the disease on mothers and babies, Dr Clare Whitehead and colleagues say

Two obstetricians are spearheading the establishment of an Australian national registry for women who are pregnant and have COVID-19.

Dr Clare Whitehead.

The aim is to track maternal and neonatal outcomes from diagnosis to one month after the birth, building a picture of the course of the disease and identifying modifiable risk factors.

Dr Clare Whitehead, from the Royal Women’s