• Nervous about exposure, some moms switch to home birth

    11 days ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Stay home, stay safe: It's a phrase pregnant women are taking to heart as a growing number of expecting mothers are considering home birth amid concerns about coronavirus.
    For Jacklyn Shea, a West Michigan mom who just delivered her second baby, it was a last-minute decision. She switched to a home birth plan just days before her due date.
    “Our birth plan was originally to give birth in the hospital,” Shea told News 8 Thursday. “That's what we did with our first son and we had a really great experience.”
    Being pregnant during a pandemic changed things.
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