SMFM has released updated guidance on vaccination in pregnancy and lactation. The document addresses multiple topics, including perinatal risks associated with COVID-19 and the efficacy of the various vaccines now available in the US.
SMFM continues to
“strongly recommends that pregnant and lactating people have access to the COVID-19 vaccines and that they engage in a discussion about potential benefits and unknown risks with their healthcare providers”
mRNA Vaccines (Pfizer | Moderna)
Adenoviral-Vector Vaccine (Janssen Biotech Ad26.COV2.S; Pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson)
Adenoviral-Vector Vaccine (Janssen Biotech)
Note: CDC recommends that “vaccinated persons continue to follow all current guidance to protect themselves and others from infection, including wearing a mask, handwashing, and social distancing, and adhere to quarantine guidance after exposure to COVID-19”
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