A Thai nurse puts face shields on newborn babies as a precaution against the coronavirus, at the Princ Hospital Suvarnabhumi in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, on April 8, 2020. Pregnant women have been among the most vulnerable yet under-reported groups during the pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Thai nurse puts face shields on newborn babies as a precaution against the coronavirus, at the Princ Hospital Suvarnabhumi in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, on April 8, 2020. Pregnant women have been among the most vulnerable yet under-reported groups during the pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
Audrey Jiajia Li
Opinion

Opinion

Audrey Jiajia Li

Born in a pandemic: a lesson in love, patience and perseverance for a new mother

  • Having gone through the trauma of an earlier unsuccessful pregnancy, the bittersweet journey to motherhood is a reminder that, even today, the conversation about losing a child remains taboo
  • It is by sharing our personal experiences, the losses and the triumphs, that we heal and grow

A Thai nurse puts face shields on newborn babies as a precaution against the coronavirus, at the Princ Hospital Suvarnabhumi in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, on April 8, 2020. Pregnant women have been among the most vulnerable yet under-reported groups during the pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Thai nurse puts face shields on newborn babies as a precaution against the coronavirus, at the Princ Hospital Suvarnabhumi in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, on April 8, 2020. Pregnant women have been among the most vulnerable yet under-reported groups during the pandemic. Photo: EPA-EFE
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