Are you pregnant, breastfeeding or TTC? Wondering what to do about the COVID 19 vaccine? You're not alone...nor should this be a decision you make alone!
There is a lot of information out there about the vaccine, some of it reliable, some of it not. And it can be hard to weave through. That's why we are here!
Dr. Sierra Richards, PharmD, and Dr. Sarah Lea took the time to weave through the evidence and clinical guidelines and summarize the most up to date recommendations to help you guide your decision making.
They touch on everything from understanding how the vaccine works, explaining its ingredients, a brief overview of the trials, and what the recommendations are for the perinatal population.
Want more information? Check out these recommendations and consensus statements:
Academy of Breastfeeding Statement: Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccination in Lactation
Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Vaccinating Pregnant and Lactating Patients Against COVID-19
ACOG and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Joint Statement on WHO Recommendations Regarding COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnant Individuals
Public Health Agency of Canada: Recommendations on the Use of COVID-19 Vaccines
Centres for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccination Considerations for People Who Are Pregnant