Pregnant Women Worry About Pandemic’s Impact On Labor, Delivery, And Babies

NPR | Sacha Pfeiffer

“Patients have asked if it might be better to have their baby quickly now, regardless of their gestational age, before there is a rush of sick patients in the hospital.”

There is not much data about how COVID-19 might specifically affect the health of pregnant women or their children. However, there is a very real concern about the strength and availability of systems designed to support families through childbirth. This NPR story takes a closer look at maternity in the time of coronavirus.

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