A pregnant woman who had coronavirus died after performing an emergency cesarean section to save her baby’s life. The intervention was carried out at “a critical moment” due to the health status of the mother who, after the operation, was admitted to the intensive care unit and, finally, died from the pathologies generated by the infectious disease.
The health authorities confirmed the death of the woman last week at the Rafaela hospital, in Santa Fe, Argentina, where she was admitted with a “severe” covid-19 picture. Trying to save both lives, specialists in obstetrics, neonatology and intensive therapy participated in the intervention, but only the baby, who at birth tested positive for coronavirus, has survived. according to the Argentine newspaper Clarín.
Trying to save both lives, specialists in obstetrics, neonatology and intensive therapy participated in the intervention, but only the baby has survived, who tested positive for coronavirus at birth, according to the Argentine newspaper Clarín.
From the hospital regret that covid-19 is added to the causes of maternal death, and they point out that the woman’s profile is that of “an ordinary person who got sick like anyone else” and that, given her evolution, they had to advance the delivery to “save the child”
Last week, the Health department of the region in which the woman died had 1,200 pregnant women diagnosed with coronavirus, according to the aforementioned Argentine newspaper.