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British study debunks fears over COVID-19 vaccines

The proliferation of misinformation, especially on social media platforms, about COVID-19 vaccines’ harmful effect on the fertility of women has prompted a new study that found no evidence that these allegations were true. The study was conducted by the British … Continue reading

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New data should encourage pregnant women to get Covid vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its recommendations encouraging pregnant women to be vaccinated against Covid-19. The CDC noted that new data found no increase in the risk of miscarriage among women who were immunized during the first … Continue reading

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UPDATE: COVID-19 patient procedures

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve carefully monitored developments, ensuring we’re helping to create an environment that would minimize the spread of the virus. As infection rates have decreased, and local and national vaccination rates have increased, we’re now able to … Continue reading

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Is a ‘baby surge’ on the way?

A different type of surge may be on the way more than a year into the pandemic – a baby surge. The COVID-19 shutdown initially seemed to hit pause on pregnancy and birth rates, new research suggests, but that trend … Continue reading

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines don’t harm male fertility, study finds

The Pfizer and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are safe for male reproduction, according to a new study by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers published in JAMA, the most widely circulated general medical journal in the world. “Vaccine hesitancy … Continue reading

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Does the Covid-19 vaccine affect menstrual cycles?

A recent article in the New York Times says it’s not likely. “A spate of reports from women stating that their periods changed after they got their coronavirus vaccines has left many women worried that the jab is affecting their cycle,” … Continue reading

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Covid vaccine safe during pregnancy, research affirms

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in April adds to the growing research that the two most widely used Covid-19 vaccines – the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines – appear to be safe during pregnancy. Researchers reviewed … Continue reading

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‘Absolutely no evidence’ COVID vaccines affect fertility

There is “absolutely no evidence” that COVID-19 vaccines can affect the fertility of women or men, says new expert guidance. The guidance, published by the Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists and the British Fertility Society, comes amid concerns that misinformation … Continue reading

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Study: Pregnant mother can pass COVID antibodies to fetus

According to a study in JAMA Pediatrics, coronavirus antibodies from a mother can cross the placenta, passing on some natural immunity to their newborns. Notably, the antibodies that scientists detected in the placenta were immunoglobulin G, or IgG, antibodies. These antibodies are … Continue reading

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COVID-19 may impact male fertility, study finds

Severe cases of COVID-19 might harm the quality of a man’s sperm and possibly impact his fertility, according to a recent study published in the journal Reproduction. “This report provides the first direct evidence to date that COVID-19 infection impairs … Continue reading

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