COVID Vaccination in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Individuals

As U.S. vaccine circulation broadens to include more youthful much healthier populations, inquiries about vaccination security in women of childbearing age have actually become more urgent. @UTSWMed’s Catherine Y. Spong, MD and @Emory Healthcare’s Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH, both distinguished obstetrician/gynecologists, sign up with JAMA’s Q&A series to discuss the safety of the Pfizer/BioNTech as well as Moderna inoculation in expectant and also nursing mamas, and also in females trying to get expectant. Taped February 8, 2021.

Topics reviewed in this interview:
0:00 Introduction
0:55 Viewpoint co-authored by Dr Jamieson
2:16 Viewpoint co-authored by Dr Spong
3:09 Risks of COVID-19 for expecting individuals as well as fetuses
6:35 Zika and pregnancy, differences from COVID-19
8:14 Delivery and also postpartum for COVID-19-positive expecting persons
11:35 Testing for upright transmission
12:32 COVID-19 vaccinations as well as maternity
15:50 Advice to expecting individuals concerning COVID-19 vaccinations
18:55 Vaccine availability throughout States
20:12 Differentiating between injections
22:08 Professional society suggestions
23:04 Legal obligation, risks versus advantages
25:04 Vaccine preferences among expectant persons
28:00 Previous infection and also inoculation in pregnant persons
29:29 Vaccinated individuals assisting with baby treatment
31:23 Breastfeeding and also injection threats
32:37 Excluding breast feeding and pregnant individuals from clinical trials
34:14 Ongoing trials
35:36 Can vaccinated member of the family transmit COVID-19
36:28 Antibodies in breastmilk
37:10 Surprises with COVID-19 as well as pregnancy

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