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Pregnant nurse Samantha Salinas attends an appointment with her midwives at Birth Center Stone Oak amid a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., May 6, 2020. Picture taken May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
The strain COVID-19 has had on healthcare systems leads many pregnant women vulnerable. Image: REUTERS/Callaghan O’Hare
  • The strain COVID-19 is having on healthcare systems leaves women particularly vulnerable.
  • Future mothers have to make the decision between fear of infection in a hospital and having a home birth, with limited medical equipment.
  • The UN Population Fund measured the pandemic’s possible impact on three key sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.