Being pregnant during the coronavirus pandemic can present some unique challenges. Many hospitals are changing protocols of how many individuals can be present during labor and delivery. OB offices are also changing practices, visits, and so on. Some women are even considering home births so as to avoid entering a hospital setting and risking infection.
As we mentioned in our last video, pregnant women are now considered high risk by many healthcare organizations. Therefore, it is more important than ever to ensure that you’re following the CDC’s guidelines, as well as the advice of your healthcare provider in your state or country.
In this video, Nurse Sarah offers some tips on navigating this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during a pregnancy. Pregnant women will want to continue social distancing, hand washing, mask wearing, and so on.
This video also shares some insight into things Nurse Sarah has been facing during her pregnancy, and ways that she has been planning the arrival of her new baby in the midst of quarantine and social distancing.
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