Researchers learn that pregnant women pass along protective COVID antibodies to their babies
Antibodies that guard against COVID-19 can transfer from mothers to babies while in the womb, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Jeffrey M. Kubiak, Elisabeth A. Murphy, Jim Yee, Kristen A. Cagino, Rachel L. Friedlander, Shannon M. Glynn, Kathy C. Matthews, Magdalena Jurkiewicz, Ashley C. Sukhu, Zhen Zhao, Malavika Prabhu, Laura E. Riley, Yawei J. Yang. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 serology levels in pregnant women and their neonates. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.01.016