Supporting pregnant women and their partners is an essential service

It’s 2am and I can’t sleep. I’ve been awake for the last two hours feeling anxious about my pregnancy. I’m 35 weeks as of today, 18 April 2020. We arrived in Broken Hill five weeks ago – on the 12 March – and it was the 13 March that Prime Minister Scott Morrison began announcing social distancing laws. First it was banning gatherings of 500 … Continue reading Supporting pregnant women and their partners is an essential service

The move to Broken Hill and the new ‘normal’

Today marks two weeks since my husband and I arrived in Broken Hill. How much life has changed for our country in the past two weeks because of COVID-19? In that time we’ve seen government announcements begin with banning gatherings of 500 people, than 100 people, closure of non-essential businesses such as clubs, cinemas and gyms, restaurants and cafes restricted to offering take away only, … Continue reading The move to Broken Hill and the new ‘normal’