Some Hospitals Are Banning Partners During Labor—Here’s What to Do

Post date:



As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, hospitals are enforcing rules that deny or strictly limit the amount of visitors a patient can have—including laboring moms. In fact, hospitals in cities such as San Francisco, Jacksonville, Boston and New York City have already announced modified visitation policies.

The big question is: Will women have to labor alone? According to the World Health Organization, pregnant women should receive the highest quality care before, during and after birth. This includes having a companion of choice present during delivery. While some hospitals are making an exception to allow partners into the delivery room, others are not. It’s important to note policies vary based on each hospital and each city. For the most part, across most hospital policies, any visitor that’s allowed in must be asymptomatic for COVID-19 and screened for any symptoms.

For example,…

Continue Reading Source


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here




The Biggest Beauty Trends to Try in 2021

I’m looking forward to a lot in 2021. A new president (hallelujah!), being able to safely see family and friends again, more shows...

My Secret to Eating Plant-Based Even When I’m Busy

Eating more fruits and veggies doesn’t sound revolutionary, but the only “diet” I’d universally recommend is plant-based, because it isn’t about limiting or labeling...

Winter Fashion: How to Style Your Puffer Coat

Copy and Graphics By: Madeline Galassi Feature Image By: Broadimage/​Shutterstock When it come to trends, it isn’t often that what’s in coincides with what’s...