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Amanda M Craig

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Selected Publications


Delta variant neutralizing antibody response following maternal COVID-19 vaccination.

Conference Am J Infect Control · February 2024 The Delta pandemic wave saw increased maternal morbidity and mortality compared to prior viral strains. COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy elicits detectable levels of neutralizing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 wild type and SARS-CoV-2 Delta variants in both mat ... Full text Link to item Cite

Induced Abortion for Maternal Cardiac Indication: 2 Cases of Unintended Pregnancy With LVAD.

Journal Article JACC Case Rep · December 6, 2023 We present 2 cases of patients with left ventricular assist device who underwent an induced abortion in the first and second trimester, respectively. Comprehensive counseling is critical for this patient population, and close coordination of interdisciplin ... Full text Link to item Cite

Maternal and Pregnancy Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation in the United States.

Journal Article JACC Heart Fail · December 2023 BACKGROUND: Improved survival following heart transplantation (HT) has led to more recipients contemplating pregnancy, but data on outcomes are limited. OBJECTIVES: The authors used a national data set to investigate and describe outcomes of pregnancies an ... Full text Link to item Cite

Validation of a sonographic checklist for the detection of histologic placenta accreta spectrum.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM · August 2023 BACKGROUND: To standardize research terminology and to reduce unanticipated placenta accreta spectrum, the European Working Group for Abnormally Invasive Placenta developed a consensus checklist for reporting suspected placenta accreta spectrum observed du ... Full text Link to item Cite

Reliability and comprehensiveness of YouTube videos about the COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy.

Journal Article Am J Infect Control · July 22, 2023 Online information influences health care decisions and may contribute to vaccine hesitancy among pregnant individuals. We assessed the quality (reliability and comprehensiveness) of YouTube videos about COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy. We systematically ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Risks and Benefits of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Maternal, Obstetric, and Neonatal Considerations.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol Surv · July 2023 IMPORTANCE: Autoimmune and rheumatologic conditions can lead to multiple adverse maternal, obstetric, and neonatal outcomes, especially if they flare during pregnancy. Although many medications to control these conditions exist, concerns regarding their sa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Preterm Birth Rates and Racial Disparities during the COVID-19 Pandemic at a Single Institution in the Southeastern United States.

Journal Article Am J Perinatol · February 21, 2023 OBJECTIVE:  The COVID pandemic has been associated with varied effects on preterm birth (PTB). We sought to compare rates of PTB during the pre- and post vaccination COVID periods with pre-pandemic PTB rates, stratified by race and ethnicity. STUDY DESIGN: ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptomatic versus asymptomatic COVID-19: does it impact placental vasculopathy?

Journal Article J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med · December 2022 This study sought to assess the impact of COVID-19 on placental vasculature in the context of maternal symptomatology - comparing asymptomatic to symptomatic pregnant patients - and disease severity - comparing pregnant patients with mild, moderate, severe ... Full text Link to item Cite

Maternal and obstetric outcomes of listeria pregnancy: insights from a national cohort.

Journal Article J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med · December 2022 OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate and describe the maternal and obstetric morbidity associated with Listeria infection in pregnancy. METHODS: Retrospective cohort of pregnant women using the 2007-2018 National Inpatient Sample. Pregnant women with discharge ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sickle cell disease and the incidence and etiology of preterm birth.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM · November 2022 BACKGROUND: Medically indicated delivery can be defined as delivery owing to intervention for maternal or fetal well-being-most commonly because of preeclampsia or nonreassuring fetal status. Among the general population of the United States, approximately ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Implications of Second and Third Trimester Surveillance Ultrasounds of Growth-Restricted Fetuses.

Journal Article AJP Rep · October 2021 Objective  We sought to investigate the positive predictive value of ultrasound-diagnosed fetal growth restriction (FGR) for estimating small for gestational age (SGA) at birth. Secondary objectives were to describe clinical interventions performed as a re ... Full text Link to item Cite

Accuracy of estimated fetal weight assessment in fetuses with abdominal wall defects.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM · July 2021 BACKGROUND: Gastroschisis and omphalocele are congenital abdominal wall defects in which the bowel and other abdominal contents extrude from the fetal abdominal cavity. Standard formulas for estimated fetal weight using ultrasound include fetal abdominal c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Reply: Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines in pregnancy.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM · May 2021 Full text Link to item Cite

Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines in pregnancy.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM · March 2021 As of December 1, 2020, nearly 64 million people have been infected with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 worldwide with nearly 1.5 million global deaths. The impact of this virus has continued to overwhelm hospital infrastructure and de ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Diagnosis of an Umbilical Vein Aneurysm at 30 Weeks Gestation

Journal Article Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology · January 1, 2021 Background. Fetal umbilical vein aneurysm is an uncommon anomaly without clear guidelines regarding the management of these pregnancies. Case Presentation. We describe an ultrasound diagnosis of this condition involving a 38-year-old multigravid woman who ... Full text Cite

Outcomes following a clinical algorithm allowing for delayed hysterectomy in the management of severe placenta accreta spectrum.

Journal Article Am J Obstet Gynecol · February 2020 BACKGROUND: The incidence of placenta accreta spectrum is rising. Management is most commonly with cesarean hysterectomy. These deliveries often are complicated by massive hemorrhage, urinary tract injury, and admission to the intensive care unit. Up to 60 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Listeriosis in Pregnancy: A Review.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol Surv · June 2019 IMPORTANCE: Listeriosis is a rare foodborne condition that can cause serious health consequences in neonates and pregnant women. Listeria monocytogenes can be vertically transmitted to the fetus, resulting in adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes. ... Full text Link to item Cite