Preconception care: preventing and treating infections

  title={Preconception care: preventing and treating infections},
  author={Zohra S. Lassi and Ayesha Mallick Imam and Sohni Vicky Dean and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta},
  booktitle={Reproductive health},
INTRODUCTION Infections can impact the reproductive health of women and hence may influence pregnancy related outcomes for both the mother and the child. These infections range from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) to TORCHS infections to periodontal disease to systemic infections and may be transmitted to the fetus during pregnancy, labor, delivery or breastfeeding. METHODS A systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence was conducted to ascertain the possible impact of… CONTINUE READING
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