Check out these three profiles of women who gave birth in these challenging times.

One of them is a single mother, working as clinical social worker in a hospital ICU ward, while pregnant.

They arrived at the border at 11 p.m. The officer didn’t know what to do with them. “I have to call my supervisor and see if we can let you in.” Kate sat on a hard wooden bench inside the border control office, 38 weeks pregnant, and surrendered to the fear. What if they didn’t get let in?