We know that pregnancy can be confusing and unsettling under normal circumstances, let alone now during all this uncertainty with COVID-19. With that in mind, we wanted to build out a resource page for all of you—a sort of all-access guide to the experts and services you need for whatever stage of pregnancy you’re in: whether it be before, during or after. Community is more important than ever now—we’re here to support and guide you through it all.
Not seeing a resource you’re looking for? Have a question about COVID-19? Email us at email@example.com and we’ll try our best to help. We’ll also be updating this page as we locate additional resources and answer more of your questions.
THINKING ABOUT PREGNANCY?
Kindbody offers virtual fertility consultations and support groups.
Maven, the largest telemedicine provider for women + family health, is offering a series of free doctor-backed resources during this confusing time. Use code HATCH50 to access free tele-health appointments with our network of doctors ($50 value).
Carriage House Birth is offering pregnancy, infant feeding and postpartum support groups as well as virtual classes such as childbirth education and newborn care.
Mama Glow offers various gatherings to support women through pregnancy and birth.
A Mother’s Day Present from Expectful: a one-of-a-kind sleep story, created to celebrate you and other pregnant and new mothers around the world.
ABOUT TO GIVE BIRTH?
Boober offers virtual support and 1-on-1 tele-health sessions for Lactation Support, Labor Support, Postpartum Care, and Mental Health Support. Check here for additional COVID-19 videos as it relates to pregnancy and lactation.
Los Angeles based doula Carson Meyer is sharing relatable birth stories with mothers via IG Live @ccmeyer.
Motherhood Center provides tele-mental health appointments, webinars and virtual support groups.
Nest Collaborative, offers digital lactation support to mamas pre-baby and during the early stages of motherhood to navigate their breastfeeding needs/concerns all from the comfort of their home via tele-health.
OTHER HELPFUL ARTICLES
COVID Conversation: Pregnancy, Postpartum + Parenting moderated by Diana Spalding of Mother.ly with Ariane Goldman, founder of HATCH, Jennie Monness, co-founder of Union Square Play and Mo’Mommies, Lucy Cuneo, photographer + 32 weeks pregnant, and Dr. Aviva Romm, midwife, MD, and herbalist.
Lucy Cuneo via Vogue: Reconsidering My Birth Plan Because of the Coronavirus
Mama Glow: Pregnancy & the Coronavirus – How to Prepare and Protect Yourself
New York Times: Pregnant & Worried About Coronavirus?
Every Mother Counts is providing a resource hub with general information on COVID-19 and maternal health for expecting parents, new moms, and providers.
New York Times: Should You Breastfeed If You Have Coronavirus?
Robin Berzin, founder of Parsley Health, wrote an amazing article: What Does COVID-19 Mean for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Fertility?
Real-life mom’s discussing their experience Having A Baby During Coronavirus via Cup of Jo.
Read HATCH COVID FAQ from our advisory board including an OBGYB, midwife, lactation specialist, and mental health expert.
PAST HATCH EVENTS
4/23: COVID Conversation: Pregnancy, Postpartum + Parenting
with Ariane Goldman, Jennie Monness (Mo’Mommies), Dr. Aviva Romm (midwife + herbalist), and Lucy Cuneo (photographer) moderated by Diana Spalding (Mother.ly)
4/28: Birthing During COVID
with Shieva Ghofrany
4/28: Taking Time to Replenish with Reiki
with Kelsey Patel