What To Expect When Expecting In A Pandemic
Pregnancy and giving birth are already some of life’s more stressful events. But the prospect of having to go to a hospital and bring a child into the world during the pandemic is now even more daunting.
How can expectant parents stay safe while preparing to give birth? How can parents be supported in the age of social distancing once they go home with their newborns?
And what does the pandemic mean for the maternal health of black women who are two to three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy than white women, regardless of income or education?
Copyright 2020 WAMU 88.5. To see more, visit WAMU 88.5.