What to Expect creator and What To Expect Project founder, @heidimurkoff sat down with Dr. Vivek Murthy, @u.s.surgeongeneral, to answer your top questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for infants, toddlers and young children. The two discuss everything from vaccine safety, where and when to schedule doses, Pfizer vs. Moderna and why it’s so important for little ones to […]
What to Expect creator and What To Expect Project founder, Heidi Murkoff sat down with Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General, to answer your top questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. The two discuss everything from why getting vaccinated is a safe choice for expectant parents to the best ways to keep your little ones protected.
COVID-19 vaccination in either partner does not appear to affect fertility, according to new research led by School of Public Health (BUSPH) investigators. Published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, the prospective study of couples trying to conceive found no association between COVID-19 vaccination and fecundability—the probability of conception per menstrual cycle—in female or male partners […]
A study of pregnant Scottish women who contracted Covid-19 found they had higher rates of pre-term birth, stillbirth and death of newborns, with almost all such cases occurring among women who were unvaccinated when they were diagnosed with the disease, according to a paper published Thursday in Nature Medicine, underlining the urgency of convincing pregnant women to get a […]
People who are pregnant or recently pregnant are more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with people who are not pregnant. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine can help protect you from severe illness from COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant […]
For many people, the thin red line on a pregnancy test ushers in countless changes. You change what you eat and drink, how you exercise and socialize and sleep, and keep careful track of what medications you should and shouldn’t take. But for many Americans, there’s one choice they largely haven’t made: getting vaccinated. About […]