During these unprecedented times of this global pandemic, it is fair to say expectant mothers all over the world would likely not have been feeling this concerned about their pending labor as mothers-to-be felt back in World War II. So many questions!
Is it safe to be delivered in a hospital? Or is it safer to give birth at home or in a Birth Centre? That is a complex question impacting by pre-existing medical conditions, obstetric complications and geography. So how does the woman decide what is best for her and her vulnerable baby?
Science knows healthy pregnant women are more vulnerable to a Coronavirus illness than the healthy non-pregnant population, but what extra immune boosting fortification should expectant mothers do?
With Covid-19 community transmission, and weighing up the Risks vs Benefits on in-person contact with your Birth Practitioner, how regularly during your pregnancy should you have in-person assessments with your Birth Practitioner?
During this pandemic, what is the minimum amount of ultrasound sonography scans should your fetus have to ensure its wellness is being vigilantly monitored?
And so many MORE questions!
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