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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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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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New podcast: COVID vaccine, pregnancy and fertility

Confused about the COVID vaccines and how they may affect fertility and pregnancy? You aren’t alone. That’s why Dr. Alan Martinez recently taped our latest podcast, “COVID Vaccine, Pregnancy and Fertility.” He explains it all here.

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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