Spring Appeal: COVID-19 raises urgent ethical issues for each of us. Our experts shape real-time responses.

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    Louise P. King

    • Should New Mothers With Covid-19 Be Separated From Their Newborns?

      Posted on May 11, 2020

      The Covid-19 pandemic has been characterized by many unknowns, chief among them in the world of pediatric ethics is the question of separating mothers who are infected or suspected of being infected from their newborns after delivery to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission. Guidance on this issue is conflicting.

    • Lena Dunham’s Lesson for Doctors

      Posted on March 8, 2018

      In a recent essay in Vogue the actress, writer, and director Lena Dunham described her decision to have a hysterectomy at age 31 after a decade of unsuccessful attempts to control increasingly excruciating pain from endometriosis. The decision was difficult because it meant that she would never be able to become pregnant, something she had… Read more

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