Bonus: Socially Distanced Well-Baby Checkups and More Listener Stories
April 23, 2020
Laura describes what it’s like to go to a well-baby checkup at the doctor’s office during the coronavirus pandemic, and Shanna gives an update on her COVID-19 antibody test in part six of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, where they come to you in real time to give an update on how they are dealing with the coronavirus upheaval. They also include more listener stories from around the world about what parenting is like during this pandemic. It’s been six weeks since the coronavirus pandemic has turned Laura and Shanna’s lives upside down, and the spread of COVID-19 has shut down schools, workplaces, parks, beaches and all non-essential businesses in Los Angeles, where Shanna and Laura live. They also share several BFPs that have arisen amidst the chaos of the last week, including Shanna’s secret technique for getting a delivery slot from Whole Foods.
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Shanna got a COVID-19 antibody test as part of a study with USC and the LA County Dept. of Public Health. She talks about the experience and shares the test results in today’s bonus episode. • We also talk about what it’s like to go to a well-baby checkup during a pandemic, share more listener stories and reveal a tip on how to get a coveted Whole Foods delivery slot. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. • #covid19 #coronavirus #pandemic #shelterinplace #newmom #podcast #momlife #mommyblogger #mompodcast #parenting #parentingduringcovid19 #quarantine #parentingpodcast #momlifebelike #womenpodcasters #pregnancypodcast #parentingjourney #bigfatpositive #bigfatpositivepodcast #bfp
- CDC Guidelines on Keeping Kids Safe Children under the age of 2 SHOULD NOT wear a mask.
- LA County Antibody Test Results Shanna was part of this study, which shows infection rates are probably much higher than we thought.
- Science Vs Podcast Debunking Coronavirus myths left and right, this podcast is very reassuring and helpful.
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