Born in Quarantine: Stories of Mothers from the World

CHAPTER 3 Cynthia and Sundus live 12,472.47 km (7,750.03 miles) apart and yet they have faced the same challenge: giving birth during a pandemic. Cynthias’ son Jonah was born on June, 11th in Torrance California, while Sundus’ daughter Zainab was born on March, 31st in Karachi, Pakistan. Months and kilometers apart, but still victims of …

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Born in Quarantine: Stories of Mothers and Daughters

CHAPTER 2 Sophie and Vivienne were born three weeks apart, although in two different countries. Geographically neighbors, but worlds apart. Sophie, Rebecca’s daughter, was born in Comox Valley, Canada, on May, 4th. While Vivienne, Kelcey’s daughter, was born in Santa Clara, California, on May, 25th. By mid July, Canada had counted 108,486 cases of Covid-19 …

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Born in Quarantine

https://youtu.be/e6qVW2kfI3Y Childbirth during quarantine is both hard and rewarding at the same time. It’s contradictory feelings, sometimes of loneliness and sometimes of community. Covid-19 has changed the rules of pregnancy, from the screenings to the labor hours: everything has changed.  Journalist Raffi Elliot described in the Armenian Weekly his wife’s experience. She got pregnant before …

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