• Lisa Grossman, RN, IBCLC

COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine during Pregnancy and Lactation

Updated: Jan 11


The announcement of EUA for the first COVID-19 mRNA vaccine is groundbreaking and exciting news. Below are 4 links to sites that provide current recommendations by ACOG, SMFM, ABM and the CDC for those who are pregnant and/or lactating. Please consult with your physician regarding any questions and/or concerns that you may have.


ACOG (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/practice-advisory/articles/2020/12/vaccinating-pregnant-and-lactating-patients-against-covid-19


SMFM (The Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine)

https://s3.amazonaws.com/cdn.smfm.org/media/2642/Final_Joint_Statement_on_COVID_19_Health_Measures_12-15-20_LM.pdf


CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/pregnancy.html


Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

https://www.bfmed.org/abm-statement-considerations-for-covid-19-vaccination-in-lactation


American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/covid-19-vaccine-frequently-asked-questions


Infant Risk

https://www.infantrisk.com/covid-19-vaccine-pregnancy-and-breastfeeding


Best wishes for good health to all,


Lisa Grossman, BSN, RN, PHN, IBCLC, CLC, CLEC

Owner, South Bay Baby Care Nursing Services, Inc.

www.southbaybabycare.com

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