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This Hospital designs ‘Tiny face shields’ for Newborn Babies to protect them from Coronavirus

The world is in a state of shock after the novel coronavirus outbreak impacted lakhs of people’s lives. So far, 1,14,979 people have passed away linked to coronavirus and 18,59,011 people were affected by the virus infection. Thankfully, 4,38,236 people have recovered from the coronavirus pandemic.

With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across nations and some hospitals being spread in patients, the panic that mothers giving birth around this time are experiencing is capable of being touched or felt.

While hospitals battle the crisis, many pregnant women are extremely worried about how the disease could affect their babies.

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In some cases, pregnant women are considering to ignore hospitals entirely and rather opt to give birth at home or in a birthing centre.

Apart from that others are taking the best possible precautions to protect newborn infants from the deadly virus.

One hospital in Thailand is now taking additional care of newborn babies amid the coronavirus epidemic by providing them adorable little face shields.

Paolo Hospital which is located in Samut Prakan province of Thailand had recently posted cute and adorable photos of babies in the delivery ward of the hospital all dressed up in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).

“We have extra protection measures for little ones and friends, with a face shield for newborns. So cute!” the hospital wrote on their Facebook post. “Congratulations to all mothers and dads.

Many thanked the hospital for going the extra step to protect newborn babies from coronavirus epidemic, “So cute,” wrote one Facebook user, while another user said: “Nurses doing a great job.”

As per a Guardian report, so far scientists have found no evidence that mothers who test positive for COVID-19 can transmit it to their fetuses in-utero. Once the baby is born, the CDC recommends a temporary mother-infant separation for mothers who have COVID-19 and offers guidance on breastfeeding precautions.

There have been 2,613 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Thailand and the death toll stands at 41. So far, 1,405 people have recovered from the disease. Thailand has imposed a lockdown till April 15 to prevent the fast-spreading coronavirus.

Written by Sagar Abhinandan

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