Pregnancy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the country grapples with the novel coronavirus, some expectant mother preparing for birth may be feeling anxious. Baystate Hospital is testing all admitted patients for COVID-19. But some mothers, worried about being separated from their newborns, are declining the test.  

Dr. Heather Sanky is the chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baystate Health. Dr. Sanky joined Carolee McGrath to discuss pregnancy during COVID-19 and the steps taken to keep families safe during and after birth.