COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding
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The CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccination for people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or intending to get pregnant in the future. Learn about the CDC’s recommendations.
Below are resources to support your outreach to people who are pregnant or breastfeeding, and to people concerned about vaccines and fertility.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
In this video, Dr. Yolanda Tinajero, an OB/GYN, explains why her pregnancy planning included getting a COVID vaccine.
Video explaining how getting vaccinated while breastfeeding can help protect you and your baby from COVID complications after pregnancy.
In this video, health care providers explain that getting a COVID vaccine while pregnant passes some protection on to your child.
Video explaining that you can safely get a COVID vaccine at any time during pregnancy. Learn why you shouldn't wait to get vaccinated.
A short video explaining that experts strongly recommend getting vaccinated during pregnancy to protect pregnant you and your baby from serious illness and early birth from COVID.
A shareable social media image explaining that vaccinated during pregnancy is strongly recommended to protect you and your baby from serious illness due to COVID.
Video featuring CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky explaining why it is strongly recommended that you get the COVID-19 vaccine if you're pregnant or want to become pregnant.
Video featuring Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez explaining that those planning a pregnancy should get a COVID-19 vaccine as it protects them and the baby.
Short video explaining that fertility problems are not a side effect of any vaccine, including the COVID-19 vaccines.