Pregnancy and COVID-19: What to expect during your upcoming delivery
If you’re pregnant and preparing for childbirth, it’s probably safe to say that a COVID-19 pandemic was not part of the birth plan. As global fears around the virus continue, you may be feeling an extra layer off stress about how this will impact your delivery—are you at risk? What about the baby (or babies, if you’re lucky)? Is it still safe to deliver in the hospital?
Although COVID-19 many have altered many aspects of our lives, you can rest assured that our commitment to helping you have a safe, joyful delivery has not changed. Now, more than ever, I hope you find confidence in your OBGYN and care team. We are here to listen to your, fears, answer your questions, and help you have a safe, healthy delivery.
While the following knowledge can help you make sense of how COVID-19 might impact your pregnancy, it’s important to note that every woman and every delivery is different. Be sure and talk to your physician about your individual childbirth questions and health needs.