I write this on April 3rd, 2020 which is the ninth day of the India lockdown.
These are unprecedented times and NO. ONE has a manual for this situation.
‘Pops in a pod’ are here to share their stories as parents who are concerned about their kids in the time of COVID-19.
Jose Covaco is probably one of the most honest comics out there. Not too many people know this but he is a dad to a beautiful, 5 year old daughter
At some level the wives did question what have they got themselves into. Reality was far different from expectations. The relationship with the child, husband, family, and individually was going to change dramatically.
The wives take us through the various forms of paranoia, issues, concerns while they were pregnant and thoughts of having a healthy child would constantly come up in conversations. And they highlight the fact how a first pregnancy always accentuates these feelings and emotions that they encounter.
Are we mentally prepared to have this child?
Are we financially stable to sustain our lives along with a new human being?
What sort of sacrifices do we need to make to adjust to this new parental life?
Are we compatible, from a medical standpoint to conceive a child?
If both of us are working then how are we balancing work and life?