Thomas Glessner in Townhall: “Americans Working Together Save Lives During COVID-19”

Pregnancy Centers Respond to COVID-19: We Are Essential
April 8, 2020
NIFLA: We Remain Committed to Member Pregnancy Centers Through Uncertain Times
May 20, 2020
Source: AP Photo/Teresa Crawford

“All medical services are provided under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician. In regard to the provision of ultrasound, they abide by national medical guidelines issued by the American Institute in Ultrasound Medicine (AIUM). In addition to the supervising medical physician, the medical staff at many of these clinics also includes Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, sonographers and Physician Assistants. Most of these professionals provide their services on a volunteer basis. Such medical services are clearly essential to women when other medical sources are limited or overwhelmed with a national pandemic. 

Non-medical pregnancy centers provide, at no cost, essential resources such as diapers, baby wipes, baby food and formula, prenatal vitamins, clothing for both mother and baby, and referrals for medical help. These material resources are essential during a time of scarcity. They are perhaps more critical to women and children in need than ever before as many face the financial turmoil brought on by the pandemic.”

Read the full article in Townhall.