COVID Quarantine Baby Boom? Likely Not, According to Legacy Community Health Data

Legacy patient data shows an overall decrease in number of positive pregnancies conceived during local quarantine time period

HOUSTON (October 5, 2020) – Houstonians were mostly home from mid-March through the end of April following local orders to Work Home, Stay Safe to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus. While many found themselves with extra time at home, Legacy Community Health data shows that becoming pregnant is not a widespread result among patients in the 14 clinics from Houston to Baytown to Beaumont, possibly dispelling the anticipated COVID baby boom thought to come 40 weeks after the quarantine period.

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