KCUR: Up To Date: Kansas City obstetricians agree that delta variant is more deadly to pregnant patients

October 4, 2021

OBGYNs across the country are voicing concern as some pregnant women are reluctant to get the COVID vaccine, while the Delta variant is proving to be more deadly for both expectant mothers and their babies. 

Doctors are reporting an increase in preterm labor, stillbirth, and miscarriages in those who are unvaccinated.

KCUR's Up To Date talked to Dr. Rebecca Hamel, OBGYN at Saint Luke's Women's Health North and an expecting mother herself, about what she is seeing in the Kansas City area.

Listen to the full interview below.

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