“I’ve never been a parent before, so I’m not quite sure how much of this is just first-baby anxiety and how much of this is pandemic anxiety,” Jackson said.
“The only real difficult part right now is how to interface with the medical community,” he said. “Obviously we have to, and we are just trying to take that one day by day, to try to figure out what the best and healthiest way is.”
“I think about him a lot, being in a hospital all the time,” Jackson said.
Jackson’s “Little Fires Everywhere” costars Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon have helped him in the run-up to becoming a dad, he said.
“In the very beginning, I was like, ‘Who did I go to as an OB? What are the things I need to know now?'” Jackson said. “But also, as it got a little bit deeper into it, just, like, ‘How do you integrate your home life?””