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Before COVID-19, partners were able to attend prenatal appointments with pregnant patients. Now, patients are left to navigate prenatal care solo.

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II found out I was pregnant just before my state went into lockdown due to COVID-19. A week later, when my OB called to confirm my seven-week ultrasound appointment, the receptionist had a message for me.




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Lauren Harkawik

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