Woman with Covid-19 gives birth in Navi Mumbai

THANE: A 35-year-old woman, who tested positive for Covid-19, gave birth to a healthy baby girl in a Navi Mumbai hospital, authorities said.

The woman tested positive for the disease in week 36 of her pregnancy, and a multidisciplinary team from the Covid task force at the private hospital said they meticulously meticulously planned their treatment and delivery plans.

The patient received treatment according to guidelines from the health ministry and she responded well, said Dr. Farah Ingale, from the internal medicine department of the Hiranandani Hospital based in Vashi.

Later, a team of doctors made the unanimous decision to proceed with a cesarean delivery and the woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl, weighing 3 kg, on May 8, said Dr. Manjiri Mehta of the gynecology department. and obstetrics.

The mother and baby were kept in a separate area after delivery so that we could closely monitor them. The COVID working group along with the gynecology and pediatrics team advised the family on postnatal care and home quarantine according to the guidelines, Dr. Kumar Salvi of the pediatrics department said.

After delivery, samples from the mother and child were sent for tests that tested negative for the coronavirus and were released on Tuesday, hospital authorities said in a statement.