Breastfeeding and the COVID Vaccine: Is it Safe? Should You Get it?

Board certified OBGYN and fertility doctor. Dr. Natalie Crawford, MD, talks about the COVID vaccine in breastfeeding and lactating women. Listen o quick, evidence based information and protect yourself so you can make the choice right for you.

Is it safe to get the vaccine when lactating?
What antibodies are in breastmilk?
Will the COVID vaccine harm my child?
Will COVID be passed onto my child if I get the vaccine?
Are there any benefits to getting the COVID vaccine if I am breastfeeding?

Also – did I get my COVID vaccine?
What are the side effects?

Resources:

CDC:
Vaccination Considerations for People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding | CDC

ACOG:
@l/clinical-guidance/practice-advisory/articles/2020/12/vaccinating-pregnant-and-lactating-patients-against-covid-19

AABM:
@tement-considerations-for-covid-19-vaccination-in-lactation

SMFM:
@mily

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Dr. Natalie Crawford, MD is a double board certified OBGYN and REI, and co-founder of Fora Fertility, a boutique fertility practice in Austin, Texas.

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