The anticipation of his birth was riddled with questions and plan adjustments as Julian and I tried to navigate giving birth in the time of coronavirus. As a pharmacist and him being an anesthesiologist, we had access to more information than most but we were still terrified. I hope our experience provides some clarity as you make your own seemingly impossible decisions.READ MORE
Pregnancy and COVID-19 FAQs: what does it mean to be pregnant during a global pandemic? Was I more susceptible to getting coronavirus because I was pregnant?READ MORE
Happy Sunday. Many of the articles in today’s roundup are related to COVID-19 but not all of them. I hope this week’s Sunday Edit brings you content to stay informed regarding the coronavirus but also a nice distraction with fashion-related posts. We can stay connected with the 24/7 coronavirus coverage and also read something completely unrelated and fun to keep us all from going crazy, especially when practicing social distancing.
In other news, I’m 37 weeks pregnant and excited to meet our baby. Little did I know a few months ago that I would be giving birth in the middle of a pandemic, our parents would be quarantied and hospitals would be on the brink of being overloaded if the spread of a virus is not contained. I’m obviously concerned but thankful to have supportive family and friends who are there for us and always checking in during difficult times. I hope everyone stays healthy and safe. I’ll be here washing my hands incessantly and double fisting hand sanitizer.READ MORE