COVID-19 vaccines while pregnant or breastfeeding
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COVID-19 vaccines while pregnant or breastfeeding

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      Updated Oct. 7, 2021 What You Need to Know • COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future. • Evidence about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy has been growing. These data suggest that the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine outweigh any known or potential risks of vaccination during pregnancy. • There is currently no evidence that any vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, cause fertility problems in women or men. • Pregnant and recently pregnant people are more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with non-pregnant people. • Getting a COVID-19 vaccine can protect you from severe illness from COVID-19.
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      Increased Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19 Safety and Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccination during Pregnancy -- People who are Pregnant -- People who are Breastfeeding -- Follow Recommendations to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 after Vaccination -- Vaccine Side Effects.
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