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Covid-19 update January ’22

The current measures at the practice are the following:

Measures in practice:
*wear a mouth-nose mask in the waiting area and keep a distance of 1.5 meters from any other clients.
*wash or disinfect your hands.
*in the consultation room we keep a distance of 1.5 meters, without mouth-nose mask. If this is not possible, we as healthcare providers wear a mouth-nose mask.
*while making ultrasounds you are requested to wear a mouth-nose mask.
*do not come to the practice if you have corona complaints and get tested with a PCR test, a home-test does not apply.
* Partners are welcome at the practice. Our question is to consider at every appointment whether it is necessary to to bring your children.

Echoes
* Partners are allowed to attend all ultrasounds, we ask them to wear a mouth-nose mask. Children are not allowed to go to medical ultrasounds.

Childbirth
It is prefered by the hospitals that there are no other attendees besides your partner present during your delivery.

Postpartum period
During the maternity period we will carry out the normal midwifery home visits. Please let us know in advance when you, or one of your family members, is Covid-positive, or has symptoms that fit Covid-19.

Finally:
1. It is still important that the practice remains as quiet as possible. That is why we continue to ask the following from you: come to your appointment at the agreed time in order to keep de waiting room as empty as possible. If you expect to need some more time than the standard of 15 minutes, please let us know.  We also put chairs in the hallway to be able to sit as spreaded as possible.
2. Do NOT come to the practice, and call us first if you have the following complaints or someone in your family has these complaints: fever, shortness of breath at rest or with mild exertion, muscle pain at rest or with mild exertion, general malaise at rest or mild exertion, cough, sore throat, nasal cold, taste / and or loss of smell even without a cold, extreme fatigue, pain behind the eyes, diarrhoea and/or a roommate/partner with proven COVID-19.
3. The professional associations of obstetricians and gynecologists advise pregnant women to get vaccinated with one of the mRNA corona vaccines: Pfizer or Moderna. For more information, see the following website: Advice corona vaccination gynaecologists association. It can be helpful to use the following decision aid when making a choice.

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