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Pregnancy in a pandemic

There is little research into the impacts of COVID-19 on pregnancies, but doctors and hospitals are preparing nonetheless. What you need to know, today on Front Burner.
A pregnant woman gets a check with a midwife in this file photo. (Shutterstock)

Questions about the impact of the coronavirus on pregnancy are running through the minds of many expectant parents. But there is scant research into how COVID-19 affects pregnancy: the disease is just so new. Today on Front Burner, we talk to the head of labour and delivery at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Dr. Wendy Whittle, about what we know so far about pregnancy and the coronavirus, and what hospitals are doing to operate safely.

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