Covid-19 vaccines during pregnancy

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

15 October 2021

Can those undergoing fertility treatment have the Covid-19 vaccine?

The RCOG and British Fertility Society both say those undergoing treatment can have the vaccine, and experts say there’s no evidence it affects fertility

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Can those undergoing fertility treatment have the Covid-19 vaccine?
14 October 2021

No evidence you shouldn’t breastfeed after Covid-19 vaccination

An Instagram post takes a tragic story of an infant’s death and uses it to make baseless claims about vaccine safety.

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No evidence you shouldn’t breastfeed after Covid-19 vaccination
8 October 2021

What do we know about the AstraZeneca vaccine in pregnancy?

We’ve answered some of your most frequently asked questions.

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What do we know about the AstraZeneca vaccine in pregnancy?
1 October 2021

What is the advice on getting the Pfizer vaccine during pregnancy?

The JCVI has advised that pregnant women should be vaccinated at the same time as the rest of their age or risk group.

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What is the advice on getting the Pfizer vaccine 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?

There are criteria for who should have Covid-19 booster vaccines. Some pregnant women may meet these criteria, however it is not currently recommended to have a booster based on pregnancy …

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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?

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