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Could my unborn baby be in danger...and why has my home birth been cancelled? What every mom-to-be needs to know to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic

As any mother will attest, childbirth waits for no woman. Nor can pregnancy be paused until the end of a global pandemic. Unlike those having operations rescheduled at a less risky date, millions of expectant mothers are adding new, unexpected worries to the considerable ones that exist already. Last month, pregnant women were told they were ‘at increased risk’ from Covid-19 – and ordered to follow ‘stringent’ social distancing, for 12 weeks. Since then, reports of midwife centres closing, home births being ‘cancelled’, and women having to go through labour without their partner no doubt add to fears.  Read more....

 

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