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Pregnant Women Should Be Offered COVID-19 Vaccine, Experts Agree

COVID-19 vaccines should not be withheld from people who are pregnant or lactating and want to be vaccinated, despite a lack of safety data in these populations, according to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

Pregnant women who opt not to receive the vaccine should be supported in that decision as well, a practice advisory from ACOG recommends.

"Pregnant women who experience fever following vaccination should be counseled to take acetaminophen," the advisory notes.


Read more here : https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942838?src=mkm_covid_update_201217_MSCPEDIT&uac=218819SG&impID=2744514&faf=1

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