Childbirth and coronavirus: The impact on mothers and midwives

Women going into labor at metro Atlanta hospitals can expect to deliver babies without relatives, spouses, or birthing coaches close by during the coronavirus pandemic. For high-risk pregnancies or mothers with existing health conditions like hypertension and diabetes, delivering in a hospital is their safest option, according to Dr. Denise Jamieson, an obstetrician at Emory Healthcare.

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