“American healthcare practitioners already do a relatively poor job of caring for birthing mothers. Haphazard and harmful covid prevention policies show an alarming disregard for their mental and physical well-being.
The unfortunate backlash of government and institutional policies regarding covid-19 have affected countless individuals in the United States since the pandemic began. Suicide, drug abuse, and prescriptions of depression medication are on the rise, hinting at the turmoil many Americans are facing. With the focus on preventing the spread of coronavirus, which has a mortality rate similar to that seen in a severe flu season, birthing mothers and their newborns are another group facing unintended consequences from ill-advised policies established by government administrators and hospital bureaucracies.
Birthing in the US”