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Dr. Speaks and Dr. Froelich answer questions from expecting mothers

During these uncertain times, many expectant and new moms have questions about their health and the health of their babies. At Novant Health, we are taking many precautions to keep moms and babies safe.

To share more information, Jaleema Speaks, MD, and Stephanie Froelich, DO, recently answered questions from a Novant Health patient who is expecting a baby girl later in May. Dr. Speaks is an ob-gyn at Novant Health WomanCare, and Dr. Froelich is an ob-gyn at Novant Health NoDa OB/GYN, and she is also expecting a baby girl in July. To watch the video, click here.

Dr. Speaks and Dr. Froelich provide insight to questions including:

  • Are pregnant woman at higher risk for the coronavirus?
  • Is it still safe to breastfeed?
  • What can women do when they come home from being in the hospital to decrease the risk of their family members being susceptible to COVID-19?

For more resources, read “Babies don’t stop for anything, even coronavirus” on Healthy Headlines, or listen to a podcast featuring Pat Campbell, system executive administrative leader for the Novant Health Women’s & Children’s Institute. Listen here.


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