Midwives seek to ease expectant mothers' worries amid pandemic

National Apr 13, 2020

Midwives seek to ease expectant mothers' worries amid pandemic

A midwives group in Japan has been offering free online parenting lectures to expectant mothers and their spouses to ease concern amid the cancellation of face-to-face classes due to the coronavirus outbreak. The online classes, which substitute for lectures usually provided by local health authorities, ...

Trying times: Pregnancy during the pandemic

World / Science & Health Apr 7, 2020

Trying times: Pregnancy during the pandemic

Pregnant with twins, Ainhoa Martinez knows she probably should be home being careful rather than putting herself at risk by serving the public every day at her boutique tea shop near Madrid. With all but food shops shuttered for the past three weeks as Spain ...