Updated Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccinations During Pregnancy
August 5, 2021
On Friday, July 30, The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists published updated recommendations that strongly encourage pregnant people to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The previous recommendation urged pregnant patients to discuss vaccination with their physician. The update advises that pregnant, postpartum, and lactating people and those considering pregnancy receive the COVID-19 vaccination. The recommendation cites evidence demonstrating the safe use of COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy from tens of thousands of reporting in...