Sunday, October 24, 2021
HomeLatest NewsCovid-19CDC Strengthens COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations for Pregnant Women

CDC Strengthens COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations for Pregnant Women

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising people who are pregnant, breastfeeding or contemplating pregnancy to get vaccinated against COVID-19, citing new evidence of the shots’ safety in those populations. The updated guidance is based on a new analysis of data submitted through the CDC’s voluntary pregnancy registry in which participants answer questions about their pregnancy and health histories. It showed no increased risk for miscarriage among those who received one of the mRNA vaccines before 20 weeks of pregnancy compared to the expected miscarriage rate.

Pregnancy increases the risks of severe illness and hospitalization from COVID-19, but CDC data shows that only 23 percent of pregnant women had received at least one COVID vaccine dose during pregnancy as of July 31.

More information from the CDC is available here.

Stay Connected

Unified Voice Newsletter

Events This Month

october

26oct10:00 am12:00 pmSDAHO District III Fall Meeting10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST Event Type :District Meeting

26oct11:00 am12:00 pmEnd of Life series: Loss, Grief & Bereavement (Part 2)Webinar11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST Event Type :Education Events,Webinar

27oct1:00 pm2:30 pmCouncil Meeting: Clinical and Quality Integration1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST Event Type :Board & Council Meeting

X


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: SDAHO, 3708 W Brooks Place, Sioux Falls, SD, 57106, http://sdaho.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact