Giving birth during the height of a pandemic: a reporter's diary


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CBC reporter Marika Wheeler reveals what it's like to have one of the most joyful events in your life happen during one of the most stressful times in history. Marika delivered her second child at the height of the global pandemic. In an audio diary she leads listeners through the weeks leading up to the birth, including her concerns about staying safe, and worries that her husband might not be able to be present at the delivery due to hospital restrictions. She takes us inside the hospital, for a personal take on how the pandemic is impacting patients who are giving birth.

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