Recommendation to Care for Women in the Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postpartum Period for Nurses and Midwives s in COVID-19 Pandemic: A Scoping Review


  • Patcharin Ngoenthong FON, ChiangRai college 199 Pha-o-Donchai sub-district, Muang, ChiangRai


Recommendation COVID-19 Antenatal Intrapartum Postpartum Scoping review


Corona Virus infection or COVID-19 pandemic has been a global health emergency since December 2019 which has been associated with a rapid increase in infection cases and a high number of deaths worldwide. With the spread of COVID-19, pregnant women, as a high-risk group, are exposed to infection and adverse consequences. While the information regarding the effects of COVID-19 is fast-changing, it is fragmented and needs to be more organized for nurses and midwives who take an important role in keeping women and babies safe from COVID-19 infection and preventing unintended adverse consequences.  

Objective The objective of this study was to summary a systematic overview of The existing knowledge and consider controversy point relations of nurses and midwives to care for women in the antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum periods during COVID-19 pandemic.  

Methods Scoping Review by using the Joanna Briggs Institute method

Results A total of 1,471 studies were identified. After duplications were removed, all articles that meet the inclusion criteria were considered and 25 studies were deemed eligible for this study. Narrative summarization was used. The findings of the study are divided into four categories including general recommendation, antenatal recommendation, intrapartum recommendation and postpartum recommendation.

Conclusion This scoping review should be used as a guide to care suspected cases of Covid-19 during COVID-19 pandemic. The researcher should conduct primary research. Especially, focus on an unclear evidence and controversial point.


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Ngoenthong, P. (2021). Recommendation to Care for Women in the Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postpartum Period for Nurses and Midwives s in COVID-19 Pandemic: A Scoping Review. Journal of Nursing, Siam University, 22(42), 10–29. Retrieved from