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Why Women Shouldn't Be Forced to Give Birth Alone — Even in a Pandemic

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popsugar Kate Schweitzer
2020-03-30 17:15:06

This past week, news broke that two major hospitals in New York City – where COVID-19 cases are most staggering – would no longer allow pregnant women to labor alongside a support person, such as the baby's father, the woman's partner, a relative, a doula, or a midwife. The outcry was immense – a petition to overrule the decision received more than 600,000 signatures. In response, New York ...

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