Pregnancy care during coronavirus pandemic
With coronavirus cases are currently at over a million, pregnant women are being identified as a particularly vulnerable group, so what is Pregnancy care during coronavirus pandemic looking like?
According to Marketwatch.com, so far, the data on COVID-19 does not suggest pregnant women are at higher risk of getting the virus, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. However, as we have seen from the flu, they are at greater risk of harm if they get respiratory infections. Pregnancy causes a variety of changes in the body and results in a slight immunocompromised state which can lead to infections causing more injury and damage.
However, with governments across the world issuing a complete lockdown and quarantine, what are the options of care for expectant mothers?
Experts are recommending eating healthier, on hand childbirth platform provides suggestions for pregnant mothers looking to eat healthier with useful tips and information for eating habits.
Pregnancy care during the pandemic also involve reaching out to other childcare experts for advice as well as a community to share information.
Advice is to reach out to a trusted social media community and speak to others on-hand experts as the world comes together during this ordeal.
Painless Childbirth. Babylove.Mothercare is among several pregnancy care experts looking to provide support to expectant mothers during this period, join the platform here.
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