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What to expect if you're expecting in Wisconsin

May 31, 2020 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

When Dr. Karen Watson describes obstetrics as a contact sport, she isn't kidding.

"(We do) anything we can so that (pregnant women) don't miss contact with the provider during that pregnancy," said Watson, a 25-year veteran of obstetrics/gynecology medicine at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital. "We're flexible, but we still need patients to come in."

To ensure they remain safe during the coronavirus pandemic, her unit has adopted many precautions to protect mothers and babies.