The New York Times - Growing a Family in the Shadow of a Pandemic
Timing is everything, especially when deciding when to start a family. In the face of a pandemic, however, uncertainty surrounding health implications and financial security are compounded. Everyone should look to their own values and priorities and make decisions, said Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The perinatal psychiatrist discussed the difficult decisions facing prospective parents in an article for The New York Times about considering conceiving and carrying a child during the COVID-19 outbreak.