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Pregnant refugees during the first days of Russian invasion of Ukraine
  1. Stepan Feduniw1,
  2. Barbara Stawarz2,
  3. Grzegorz Raba3
  1. 1 Department of Reproductive Health, Centrum Medyczne Ksztalcenia Podyplomowego, Warszawa, Poland
  2. 2 Wojewódzki Szpital im Św Ojca Pio w Przemyślu, Przemyśl, Poland
  3. 3 Medical College, University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Poland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Stepan Feduniw, Department of Reproductive Health, Centrum Medyczne Ksztalcenia Podyplomowego, Warszawa 01-004, Poland; sfeduniw{at}

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A high number of refugees are coming into the territory of the neighbouring countries because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Almost all of them are women and children. It is also not surprising that many of them are pregnant. Przemyśl is a Polish town near the Polish-Ukrainian border and is currently the essential evacuation route for …

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  • Contributors Conceptualisation: SF and GR. Methodology: BS. Formal analysis: SF and BS. Investigation: BS and GR. Resources: BS. Writing—original draft preparation: SF and BS. Writing—review and editing: GR. Supervision: GR. Project administration: BS.

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