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Those present at childbirth can make a huge difference to both mother and infant, from providing emotional support and maternal advocacy, to decreasing the chance of postpartum depression. During COVID-19, some women have had to labour and give birth alone. This is not the first time this has happened in history, yet history also reveals the importance of companionships at critical points in our lives. Covid-19 could provide a starting point for a discussion about how we improve women's experience of childbirth.