Episode #179: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Support During COVID-19 with Dr. Aviva Romm

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Dr. Elana interviews midwife and mama, Dr. Aviva Romm, MD. They discuss what every pregnant and nursing mama must know in order to feel protected and assured during the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss risks to moms, babies, what to expect with prenatal visits, hospital birth vs home birth, and what to expect with your birth support team. For families trying to conceive, they discuss options to consider during this time. They also go into detail about breastfeeding and COVID-19 including what measures to take if a mama does contract the virus. Share this episode with a friend who could use some expert information during the current pandemic.


Topics Discussed:

  • COVID-19 risks for pregnant mamas and babies
  • What to expect with prenatal visits during the pandemic
  • Hospital birth vs home births
  • What to expect with your birth team 
  • Tips for women trying to conceive during the pandemic
  • Breastfeeding and COVID-19
  • What to do if you test positive

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