Tag Archives: vaccine

‘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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Confused about the COVID vaccine?

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding are getting conflicting information about the COVID-19 vaccine. The World Health Organization recently recommended that pregnant and breastfeeding women should not get the vaccine unless the benefits outweigh the potential risks. But the Centers … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

ASRM: COVID vaccines do not increase risk of infertility

In mid-December, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) released recommendations for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In these, it states the following: “Because COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are not composed of live virus, they are not thought to cause an … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

RSCNJ information on the coronavirus vaccine

Many fertility care patients and their families have questions about the coronavirus vaccine–how it works, how safe it is and whether they should get it. The bottom line is this: Patients undergoing fertility treatment and pregnant patients should be encouraged … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Whooping cough vaccine highly effective for pregnant women, study finds

A study involving nearly 149,000 infants has found that babies are far less likely to develop whooping cough if their mother was vaccinated while pregnant. When pregnant women got the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine—the Tdap vaccine—their babies … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Study: Tdap vaccine safe during pregnancy

The Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccine is safe for pregnant women who hope to pass their immunity on to their newborns, a new study shows. The vaccine does not appear to cause birth defects or any other major health … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A new vaccine for pregnant women

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics have released new vaccine guidelines for 2013. One change is a recommendation for women to receive a dose of the whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine with each … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment