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Pregnancy affects almost everyone – either by trying (or not trying) to get pregnant, or by getting (or not getting) someone pregnant. But pregnancy is also a topic shrouded in secrecy, mystery and oftentimes fear. Even more so now. As the approximately 6 million pregnant women in the U.S. face uncertainty due to COVID-19, one Twin Cities PBS producer plans to chronicle her story and that of others along the way.
Pregnancy affects almost everyone – either by trying (or not trying) to get pregnant, or by getting (or not getting) someone pregnant. But pregnancy is also a topic shrouded in secrecy, mystery and oftentimes fear. Even more so now. As the approximately 6 million pregnant women in the U.S. face uncertainty due to COVID-19, one Twin Cities PBS producer plans to chronicle her story and that of others along the way.

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Approaching my Due Date with...

  Over the last three months, I have been incredibly grateful for the pregnant women all over the country who have shared their stories, their...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Racial Disparities In Pregnancy

  The police killing of George Floyd and the events of the last few weeks have turned a strong spotlight on the structural, systemic racism...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: How to Have a Digital...

  When I thought about my pregnancy a couple of months ago, one of the last adjectives I would have used to describe it was...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Two Women Decide to Forgo...

  Emily Brookshaw of Edina had planned to give birth to her first baby in the hospital. But then – just two weeks before her...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: I Gave Birth Alone

  Until a week ago - when the news cycle first surfaced information about some hospitals in New York restricting support partners in labor and delivery...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: FAQs About COVID-19 & Pregnancy

  With the swirl of research funneled toward coronavirus treatments and vaccines, there isn't a lot of focus directed toward the effects of COVID-19 on...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Will We Have to Give...

  I have been up since 3 am. Unfortunately, this isn't a completely unusual occurrence; no one really warns you about pregnancy-induced insomnia. But last night, I...

Get a Preview of ‘Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus’

Pregnancy is a time filled with uncertainty for many women. So is living in the time of coronavirus. On Friday, March 27, 2020, I will...