Katherine Maxwell and Adrienne Maxwell

Recorded June 13, 2020 Archived June 13, 2020 36:28 minutes
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Id: mby019818


Weeks after giving birth to her first child, Adrienne Maxwell (35) talks to her mother, Katherine Maxwell (65), about the experience of giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Adrienne and Katherine talk about the precautions they have taken to stay safe during the pandemic, and Adrienne shares her hopes for her son, Malcolm, as he gets older.

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AM talks about the birth of her son, Malcolm, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AM recalls the moment when she became aware of the pandemic.
KM talks about not being able to visit AM in the hospital when Malcolm was born.
AM recounts specifics of the days she spent in the hospital when she gave birth to Malcolm.
AM shares some of her hopes for Malcolm as he grows up.
AM talks about what she has learned from traveling.
KM discusses potential plans to visit New Zealand soon, where her mother still lives.
AM talks about how she has adjusted to life with a newborn.
AM speaks to Malcolm in the future.


  • Katherine Maxwell (b. 1954)
  • Adrienne Maxwell (b. 1984)

Recording Location

Virtual Recording