Texas Monthly: ‘We Can’t Stop the Birth:’ Texas doctors and pregnant women prepare for delivery during COVID-19

Dr. Patrick Ramsey, Obstetrics & Gynecology/Maternal Fetal Medicine, explains the risks of giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Ramsey said there don’t appear to be birth defects associated with SARS or MERS, the cousins to this current virus, but it’s something the medical community is monitoring.

“She’s still going to have a normal delivery, but we’re just going to take extra precautions to make sure that she doesn’t get exposed and the providers don’t get exposed,” Ramsey said.

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