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Episode 152: Covid-19 Update – Pregnancy, birth, postpartum with Dr Kate Gerster, OBGYN

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Episode 152: Covid-19 Update – Pregnancy, birth, postpartum with Dr Kate Gerster, OBGYN

 

In today’s episode, Anita and Dr. Kate Gerster hold an updated conversation about pregnancy guidelines and expectations during the pandemic.

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Resources and References:

 

Anita’s Bump to Birth Online course: www.bumptobirthcourse.com

 

Show Notes:

 

0:55 – What we are talking about today!

3:27 – Dr. Kate Gerster, OBGYN introduces herself!

4:43 – Is getting pregnant in the next few months too risky in this pandemic?

7:12 – With new lockdowns, will prenatal appointments move back to mostly from home?

8:44 – Are there any extra precautions that should be taken?

10:39 – What’s the likelihood of COVID being passed on to baby if I get it?

13:11 – Should support person and birthing person self-isolate for 14 days prior to expected due date?

13:42 – What do I ACTUALLY need to take to the hospital (during COVID)?

14:54 – Do I need to wear a mask when in labor?

15:31 – Can you bring your baby home with you if you or your partner have COVID?

16:10 – Is there a chance I will only be able to have one support person at my birth in February?

17:12 – How should we have family and other visitors prepare for meeting baby?

19:47 – Will there be recommendations on birthing people getting vaccinated for COVID while pregnant or trying to get pregnant?

21:32 – Wrap up