Married At First Sight and The Bachelor star Jamie Otis is pregnant with her second child. She and her husband Doug Hehner have one daughter, Henley, who will be three this summer. Now, Jamie is 37 weeks pregnant. The couple is opting for a home birth due to the coronavirus. Jamie is a nurse, so she understands the importance of hospital births. But, there are risks that come with hospital births because of the virus.
Doug mentions that this isn’t a decision they took lightly. They weighed the pros and cons, ensuring they are making the best choice for Jamie and their baby boy on the way.
In a recent update, Jamie shared that she’s having mild contractions. She adds, “mama needs him to stay in there at least another few days!!!” This is because of her coronavirus test, which hasn’t come back yet.
Jamie Otis is tested for coronavirus
As TV Shows Ace reports, Jamie had to take a coronavirus test. If her test comes back positive, she will not be able to see her newborn son for two weeks. Fortunately, Jamie says that she isn’t showing any symptoms. It’s simply precautionary. Since taking the test, she has been keeping fans updated. And, because she’s so open with her social media followers, fans will likely know whether Jamie tests positive for coronavirus.
As it turns out, Jamie Otis’ plans for a home birth could be affected by her coronavirus test results. This is likely also adding to her stress right now. In an update on Instagram, Jamie writes, “In other news, my midwife said we can’t do a home birth until my covid-19 test comes back negative. Ah, stressful! Esp since I was only ‘recommended’ to take it by my primary doc (which of course I agreed its best to know in case I’m a “silent carrier” & spread to my newborn). I have ZERO symptoms so I’m 99.99% sure I’m not positive!”
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37 weeks🤰🏼 and about to explode💣 with a little man to love on!👶🏼🌈 Also! I have a 💥Giveaway💥 for you! You don’t have to follow anyone, ”like” this pic or tag friends💗 I love those types of giveaways too bc theyre so fun and exciting, but this giveaway is simple & for anyone who *needs* the basic necessity right now: a MASK.😷 I took a poll on my stories and realized that 75% of my girlfraaaans are in need of a reusable mask!😱 So I asked my sis who is a nurse and avid sewer (not sure that’s the right term for those who sew for fun🤷🏼♀️ but let’s go with it🤣) to make 50 masks so I could ship them out to those of you who need them! Sooo, if you need a mask or know anyone who needs a mask I have 50 already made and ready to ship your way! Just comment below that you need a mask & please share your email too so I can get your mailing address!👍🏼 In other news, my midwife said we can’t do a home birth until my covid-19 test comes back negative. Ah, stressful! Esp since I was only “recommended” to take it by my primary doc (which of course I agreed its best to know in case I’m a “silent carrier” & spread to my newborn). I have ZERO symptoms so I’m 99.99% sure I’m not positive!👍🏼 I woke up with more mild contractions (this tome didn’t freak out, i just got in the tub, drank lots of water, and bathed in lavender oil!🤪🤣 I keep telling this little guy that as much as I want to meet him he’s gotta stay in there until that test comes back NEGATIVE! 🥰👶🏼🌈 PS thank you so much to all of you who gave me love when I was an emotional WRECK the other day.🙏🏻 I love you! And that kinda support means the world to me! So thanks again!💕
She’s also saying she hopes that the baby doesn’t come before the test comes back. If it does, she will have to have a hospital birth. So, she is trying to take it easy. In the comments section of her post, Doug writes that Jamie is handling this “like a champ.” She’s under a lot of stress due to the virus. And, she really just wants her test results back so she can relax.
Stay tuned for more updates about Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner. There should be baby news very soon.
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