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Doctors’ groups say Covid vaccination is safe for pregnant women – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma 2021-08-04 07:05:28 –

Chicago, Illinois: All pregnant women should be vaccinated with the Covid vaccine, according to two major obstetrician groups in the United States.

Citing data collected from tens of thousands of vaccinated pregnant women, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Society issued a statement stating that Covid vaccination during pregnancy is safe and effective. Did.

Authorities say that infection with COVID-19 during pregnancy not only increases the risk of serious complications, but also increases the likelihood of preterm birth.

According to US government information, only about 16 percent of pregnant women receive one or more Covid vaccinations.

In a statement, Dr. Martin Tucker, President of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, said doctors should enthusiastically recommend vaccination to patients.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also states that the available safety information is reassuring.

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