COVID‑19: How the Pandemic has Changed Maternity Care Policy and Childbearing Experiences

Zohreh Jadali


I read the article by Kaur et al. about lactation and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19).[1] This study has important implications, but there is no mention of maternal health problems and midwifery challenges during the pandemic. Among different fields of medicine, some, like clinical midwifery specialists, are more susceptible to COVID‑19 dangers. The increased vulnerability arises from various variables. For instance, every pregnancy has some risk of difficulties, and medical care during pregnancy has its own uniqueness that sets it apart from many other healthcare sectors………………..

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