Share your story: What’s it like being pregnant or giving birth in Sweden during the pandemic?

Share your story: What's it like being pregnant or giving birth in Sweden during the pandemic?
From online antenatal classes to family visits being postponed indefinitely, how has the coronavirus affected your experience as a new or soon-to-be parent? File photo: Christine Olsson/TT
Giving birth in a foreign country already has its challenges, and at the moment soon-to-be and new parents face added barriers, from changes in how they receive medical care to a drop in opportunities to meet others in the same situation.
Editor's note: This form is now closed, but if you'd like to get in touch and share your story or ask a question, you can always email us.
Thanks to everyone who responded to our survey and shared their experience. Although we were not able to include all the responses in the final article, we selected a representative sample and read every response – these will help inform our reporting and understand your experiences. Read the article featuring some of the responses by clicking the link below. 

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During the coronavirus outbreak, The Local is keen to hear from our readers about how the crisis has affected you, both during your everyday life and in specific situations such as giving birth. 
We'd like to help you tell your stories, and help raise your voices if you have questions or ideas of what Sweden could be doing better to help people in your situation.
If you're happy to share your experience, please fill in the form below. You do not have to answer every question, and we will only publish your name if you give us permission to do so.

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