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COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

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23Strands June 09, 2021

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Global surveillance data from large numbers of pregnant women have not identified any significant safety concerns with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines given at any stage of pregnancy.

COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

Furthermore, there is also evidence of antibody in cord blood and breastmilk, which may offer protection to infants through passive immunity. Pregnant women are encouraged to discuss the decision in relation to timing of vaccination with their health professional. Women who are trying to become pregnant do not need to delay vaccination or avoid becoming pregnant after vaccination.

https://ranzcog.edu.au/statements-guidelines/covid-19-statement/covid-19-vaccination-information