COVID-19 Vaccine & Pregnancy: What You Need To Know

Vaccines are being administered across the country with more vaccines becoming available each week. But when it comes to women who are pregnant or lactating, there are question marks surrounding the vaccine. Pregnant women are typically left out of clinical trials given the complex nature of pregnancy. Here in the United States, the decision to get vaccinated is left to the patient. Ai-Ris Y. Collier, MD is a Maternal Fetal Medicine OB/GYN from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She answers the question: Can you get the COVID-19 vaccine if you’re pregnant or lactating?

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