Vaccination during pregnancy safe, effective and recommended, CMAJ says – CTV

Sept. 26, 2023

Three and a half years since COVID-19 first emerged in Canada, what do we know about getting vaccinated while pregnant?

An article posted this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) reaffirms that vaccination during pregnancy is safe, effective and essential, with both pregnant people and the children they carry at risk of severe outcomes if they catch the virus.

The article laid out the most up-to-date medical understanding of the virus during pregnancy, as well as recommendations for receiving a vaccination while pregnant.

“All mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccines approved for use in Canada are recommended during pregnancy,” the article states in its final point.

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