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Ginekologia i Poloznictwo
ISSN 1896-3315 e-ISSN 1898-0759

Sexuality and pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic


Author(s): Joanna Pilarska, Paulina Sieradzka, Aleksandra Matonog, Anna Fuchs, Agnieszka Drosdzol-Cop

Infectious diseases are nowadays a huge challenge for global medicine. It applies especially to novel, not yet known pathogens, which have an ability to spread very quickly. COVID-19 announced as a pandemic in March 2020 caused an increase in level of anxiety and stress in society. There are evidences of negative influence of stress on sexual functioning and satisfaction. Pregnant women represent a specific group in any infectious disease because of their altered physiology and susceptibility to infections.