The president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Sally Goza, attends a meeting at the White House with President Trump, students, teachers and administrators about how to safely reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic.
The average cost to have a baby in an American hospital is more than $10,000, and that is without complications. I had prenatal visits throughout my first pregnancy, multiple ultrasounds, a caesarean section and I stayed in the hospital afterwards for three days. I left with a healthy baby and no bill.
While healthcare professionals across the country are working on the frontlines to curb the spread of Covid-19, the healthcare system continues to care for patients who present health concerns unrelated to the virus.
When it comes to COVID-19 and pregnancy there’s a lot we still don’t know. Now a new national study lead by UBC professor, Dr. Deborah Money, is trying to fill in the gaps.