PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The rapid spread of the coronavirus is scary for most of us. It is scarier for couples who are pregnant.
Dr. Rachel Pilliod studies high-risk pregnancies at Oregon Health and Science University.
She joins the KOIN Podcast Network to talk about childbirth and COVID-19. She explains the best way to reduce risks in the weeks before birth and how to keep newborns safe in the first weeks and months.
In this must-listen for any expecting parent, Dr. Pilliod also breaks down visitation restrictions and exactly how hospitals in our area are prepared to handle childbirths while battling the coronavirus pandemic.