day I get more excited,” Sarah said.
these days that excitement comes with concern. Sarah is 28 weeks pregnant and
now going to her prenatal checkups alone.
was weird seeing her just drive off,” Kyle said. “I’ve been to every other
isn’t the experience we envisioned,” Sarah added.
While that’s not yet happening locally, Dr. Thomas Zarka, who practices at Parkland Medical Center, says the situation is constantly changing.
that’s a realistic concern,” he said.
“We’re really trying to do what’s best for our patients, loved ones, the hospital staff, and for the community at large,” Zarka explained.
So, for now, Sarah and Kyle are taking advantage of their extra time at home.
the best room in the house,” Kyle said about his baby’s nursery that is almost
are doing everything they can to keep everyone safe and our heart goes out to
them too,” Sarah said.
the real heroes in this situation,” Kyle added.
couple is clearly keeping everything in perspective and at this point just
hoping to stay healthy.
That’s important because, at lot of hospitals, if an expectant mom has any symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, they will have to deliver their baby without anyone else in the room, but the doctor.