Covid-19 vaccines during pregnancy

Full Fact is working with Pregnant Then Screwed to provide good information about Covid-19 vaccines during pregnancy.

23 September 2021

Covid vaccines aren’t comparable to thalidomide scandal

An Instagram post which compares the rollout of Covid vaccines with the thalidomide scandal, ignores the context and history these medicines exist in.

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Covid vaccines aren’t comparable to thalidomide scandal
22 September 2021

Do pregnant women get Covid-19 booster vaccines ?

The JCVI have set out particular criteria for those who are eligible for Covid-19 booster vaccines. Some pregnant women may meet these criteria, however it is not currently recommended to …

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Do pregnant women get Covid-19 booster vaccines ?
16 September 2021

What do we know about the Covid-19 vaccines crossing the placenta?

The vaccines are recommended for pregnant women.

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What do we know about the Covid-19 vaccines crossing the placenta?
15 September 2021

Can you have a shorter gap between Covid-19 vaccines in pregnancy?

The official guidance says the main exception to the eight week interval minimum is those about to start immunosuppressant treatment.

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Can you have a shorter gap between Covid-19 vaccines in pregnancy?
10 September 2021

What do we know about the long-term effects of Covid-19 vaccines in pregnancy?

We don’t have long-term data on the use of the vaccines in pregnancy, but our knowledge is growing, and the evidence we do have so far is reassuring.

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What do we know about the long-term effects of Covid-19 vaccines in pregnancy?
7 September 2021

How soon after childbirth can you have a Covid-19 vaccine?

Guidance says you can have a Covid-19 vaccine anytime during pregnancy or after birth.

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How soon after childbirth can you have a Covid-19 vaccine?
26 August 2021

Breastfeeding after Covid-19 vaccine is recommended as safe

The NHS says you cannot catch Covid-19 from the vaccines or pass it on to your baby through breast milk.

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Breastfeeding after Covid-19 vaccine is recommended as safe
25 August 2021

PHE says no need to restart vaccination course in pregnancy after second dose delay

There’s no problem with booking your second dose, even if it’s been a considerable amount of time since your first.

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PHE says no need to restart vaccination course in pregnancy after second dose delay
24 August 2021

Covid-19 vaccines are recommended at any stage of pregnancy

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends vaccination at any stage of pregnancy.

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Covid-19 vaccines are recommended at any stage of pregnancy
19 August 2021

How long should you wait between vaccines if you’re pregnant?

You should wait a week between your whooping cough or flu vaccine and the Covid vaccine.

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How long should you wait between vaccines if you’re pregnant?

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