Pregnant women can safely get vaccinated against Corona. This is stated in new advice formulated by the COVID-19 and Pregnancy Task Force, and reports by the Federation of Medical Specialists (FMS).
For safety reasons, he previously recommended vaccination of high-risk pregnant women who have underlying serious conditions. “We now know that 90,000 pregnant women in the United States have now been vaccinated with an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) without major side effects. MRNA vaccine,” the FMS report.
According to FMS, the Health Council also sees no objection to vaccination of breastfeeding women, as it is plausible that the vaccination does not end up in breast milk.
The new position for the working group was determined by representatives from the Dutch Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (NVOG), the Royal Netherlands Organization for Gynecology (KNOV), the Netherlands Society of Paediatrics (NVK) and the Netherlands Society of Medical Microbiology (NVMM). ), The Patients’ Union of the Netherlands, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Association for Hygiene and Infection Prevention in Health Care (VHIG).
On Thursday, the Belgian Supreme Health Council has already recommended that all pregnant women be vaccinated as a priority against Covid-19. In the United Kingdom, pregnant women also received the green light to be vaccinated.
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