Source New York Times
The pandemic is not just impacting parents and pregnant people — all prospective parents are facing new challenges.
Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has upended life for those who are or hope to become pregnant in the United States. Fertility doctors have indefinitely postponed all advanced fertility treatments, and some major hospitals in hard-hit areas are trying to ban partners and doulas from delivery rooms.
But the pandemic is affecting expectant parents forming families through surrogacy, foster care and adoption as well.