Celebrity Parents Amy Schumer Says She Put Baby No. 2 on Hold amid Pandemic: 'We'll Revisit That in a Minute' The comedian's first child, son Gene David, turns 1 year old next month By Benjamin VanHoose Benjamin VanHoose Twitter Benjamin VanHoose is an Associate Editor on the Movies team at PEOPLE. He's worked at PEOPLE for over three years as a writer and reporter across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial to the Oscars. He regularly covers red carpet events and has interviewed stars like Drew Barrymore, Ryan Reynolds and Kirsten Dunst. He previously worked as a copy editor at Topix Media Lab. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 29, 2020 01:15 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Amy Schumer is putting a pin in expanding her family. On Tuesday, the comedian, 38, spoke with Howard Stern on his SiriusXM radio show, opening up about parenting during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic — and why the public health crisis made her decide to wait to conceive a second child. Schumer shares son Gene David (who turns 1 year old on May 5) with husband Chris Fischer, and the actress had previously been open about undergoing in vitro fertilization, telling fans in February that the couple secured at least one embryo following their first round of IVF. "I hope so," said Schumer about having more children. "You know, we got these embryos, so I don't know. But right now, we were gonna try to make a move, but then COVID happened and I'm just kinda, like, walking back like, 'Okay, maybe we'll revisit that in a minute.' " In an upcoming HBO Max documentary titled Expecting Amy, the comedian will track her first pregnancy, as well as her struggle with hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe pregnancy side effect that, she says, felt like having food poisoning for nine months. Schumer has since been open about the condition, calling for more research into treating it. "But seriously, once you meet your baby, you're like, 'Oh my god, I would've been sick like that for 10 years just to meet you for an hour,' " she said. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories From Breastfeeding Woes to IVF Bruises: Every Time Amy Schumer Got Candid About Motherhood Sharing an update in February, Schumer thanked her followers for sharing their personal IVF stories, writing on Instagram that she wanted to "send love and strength" to all "warrior women" who go through the path to parenthood. "I have so appreciated everyone sharing their Ivf stories with me. They made me feel empowered and supported. So I wanted to tell you how mine went down," she wrote at the time. "So many women go through many rounds of ivf which is painful and mentally grueling. I heard from hundreds of women about their miscarriages and struggles and also many hopeful stories about how after rounds and rounds of ivf it worked!! It has been really encouraging. Thank you." Schumer added: "Anyway I am so grateful for our son and that we have the resources to get help in this way. I just wanted to share and send love and strength to all of the warrior women who go through this process." RELATED VIDEO: Amy Schumer and Andy Cohen’s Sons Have Adorable Virtual Playdate on Watch What Happens Live Amy Schumer Reveals She Officially Changed Her Son's Name — and for a Hilarious Reason! Shifting gears to pitching in during the coronavirus outbreak, Schumer helped out childhood friend Jen Cloudman, a nurse caring for COVID-19 patients, by donating 2,500 KN95 and more supplies to her hospital. The Trainwreck star teamed up with Bethenny Frankel's foundation BStrong to make the donation earlier this month. "We've been friends for probably almost 30 years now, since we were 11 years old. We talk all the time," Cloudman told PEOPLE. "So we have a group chat where we just kind of support each other, especially in this time, and it was there that she reached out and said like, 'We're going to do this, I can do this, I can help.' " As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from CDC, WHO, and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.