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Evaluation of mode of delivery in pregnant women infected with COVID-19
 
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Midwifery Department, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece
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Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
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Paraskevi Giaxi   

Midwifery Department, University of West Attica, Athens, 12241, Greece
Publication date: 2020-07-02
Submission date: 2020-05-04
Acceptance date: 2020-06-11
 
Eur J Midwifery 2020;4(July):28
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The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none was reported.
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