Expectant Mothers In the Workforce during COVID-19
While the Coronavirus Pandemic is challenging for us all, expecting mothers find themselves in a uniquely difficult position. Pregnancy is enough to make any woman nervous; pregnancy in the midst of a pandemic while being pressured to work in a potentially dangerous workplace is another thing altogether.
Although mother-to-child transmission of coronavirus during pregnancy is unlikely, there are still legitimate risks for women and their future children. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, pregnant women should take the following steps to reduce their risk of infection: