Should I get the Covid vaccine while pregnant?

I have a question that I would like posted if allowed. I am pregnant, and my OBGYN is really pushing for me to get the COVID vaccine. Are there any moms who received the vaccine while pregnant? I’m concerned about the side effects, mostly fever.

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Help a mama out and respond anonymously on our forum. Should I get the Covid vaccine while pregnant?

Absolutely not! Don’t let you or your baby be a guinea pig!

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Fuck no don’t get it

Absolutely not!! I quit my job because they wanted me to get it while pregnant

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No, no, no! Had many friends lose there babies!

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Iv read most mums can lose there baby’s if before 3rd trimester

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Currently 30 weeks and my ob hasn’t mentioned nothing to me about the covid vaccine…

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I just had my baby a few days ago and opted out of the vaccine. My doctor agreed that it’s new and the unknown of the side effects and how it effects baby is scary. I would find a new doctor.

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TBH, I wouldn’t if I was pregnant.

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Absolutely no way! That’s completely asinine. Don’t let her/him bully or scare you into it.

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My ob asked if I got it and I said no and he said good. I wouldn’t get it regardless but definitely not while I was pregnant.

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Yes, you will pass your immunity to your child. If I was pregnant I know I would get it.

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Here in Fiji…pregnant ladies are recieving the Moderna vaccine

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I have spoken to several ladies who unfortunately miscarried shortly after having the vaccine.i am 31 weeks and have not had it

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32 weeks pregnant and I haven’t gotten it and won’t while pregnant. My obgyn mentioned it once in the beginning and when I said no, he dropped it. I’d get a new doctor if they’re pushing it on you.

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Absolutely NO. My Daughter is expecting and Never in a Million years she said

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I am 24 weeks pregnant and my OB is the complete opposite with this!! She strongly advised AGAINST it while pregnant or breastfeeding. There have been higher miscarriages rates, spontaneous labor(early labor), and still birth associated with his vaccine. She has witnessed so many sad things this year alone since since vaccines stated and all happened within a few days of getting their vaccine. The breastfeeding thing because there was a woman who’s child died from a reaction to something in the vaccine through her breast milk. If your doctor makes you feel guilty or tries to pressure you I would quickly be switching to another provider. MOST are advising against while pregnant but of course the CDC and government are trying to make it seem safe and advise it pregnant or not. Do your research, not just the media.

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I won’t say what you should do but I find it interesting that when it 1st rolled out pregnant and nursing mothers were advised against getting it and so when they weren’t getting it the story flipped and it was suddenly safe🤷‍♀️that’s sus to me.

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I did have the vaccine. I am fully vaccinated now (Pfizer and Moderna is my 2nd dose). My OB and my husband (also a physician) both recommended for me to have it. I haven’t had any side effects. Just pain on the injection site. I was really worried at first, but hopefully no adverse effects in the future :pray:t2:

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It’s up to you I know many women who did it and made it all the way through their pregnancy fine you never know how your body will react

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I’m pregnant. 27 weeks my dr and obgyn both asked me and I refused to get it. No way

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They have studied it and found that most women and their babies that get covid do not survive and you could give protection to your infant if it crosses the placenta if you do get the vaccine while pregnant. I can honestly say I would rn knowing what I know if I was pregnant.

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I just delivered my daughter at 37 weeks. My doctor NEVER asked me if I ever wanted the vaccine. Not once. Wait till you have the baby… there’s no need to get the vaccine while pregnant.

I would 100%, without question. It will provide protection for your baby as well.

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It’s not safe to get the vaccine yet. It’s barely been studied. Look at the ingredients. One of those makes people INFERTILE. I’m pro Vax but it’s not right for anyone to be test subjects in a research project. Which is what the COVID vaccine is. Anyone who blindly gets this needs to rethink their choice.

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My fertility Dr said to get my first dose before, and plan the second on a safe date into pregnancy.

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I would 100% WAIT until you’ve had your baby. Do not risk it, please!

My midwife hasn’t even mentioned getting the vaccine. I personally didn’t want to get it while pregnant anyway because I didn’t know what would happen. I waited until the vaccine was available to the public in my area to get it.

I can’t believe the comments here. Trust your doctor, not ridiculous comments on the internets. I guarantee your doctor has studied this vaccine extensively, while these woke mamas have no idea what they’re talking about. If your doctor recommends the vaccine fucking take it. Don’t be stupid.

No!

I’m pregnant and I don’t want it! Also when breastfeeding I wouldn’t get it either.

There it’s really any study’s on how it would go while pregnant… it could hurt the baby.

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I got both doses of Astra Zeneca in my pregnancy. We are fine.

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No ,no ,no and no!!!

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I wouldn’t do it. I know plenty including myself who have lost their babies after receiving the vaccine.

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I had both doses… and I’m so happy I got it, I recently had Covid and it wasn’t as bad… just like a normal flu , it protects the baby too… honestly is up to you to get it or not ,some people are afraid of it because no research and blah blah blah… but at the end it’s up to you.
I also know a few moms who have got it and none of them who had their babies already didn’t lose their babies like some people claim 🤷 in fact they are very healthy babies.

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I’d say yes get it now. But if you don’t feel comfortable during pregnancy, do it right after the baby is born. I know a woman who lost her baby due to getting covid while pregnant bc she got super sick & went into labor early and the baby didn’t make it. :cry:

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No you’re not pregnant forever just wait

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I’m
35 weeks pregnant and my ob dr never once mentioned it to me or told me to get it… I wouldn’t anyway Bc I personally don’t trust it… there isn’t enough studies that so long term effects or anything and it doesn’t prevent you from getting covid or spreading it to others so I personal don’t see the point… but I think it’s a personal choice and you do what you think is best for
You and my shouldn’t be forced by anyone

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I didnt get it while pregnant and was never asked to either

As a momma of two vaccine injured children NO ma’am IF you do your own research amd decide the vaccine is right for you… Just wait until after you have the baby. No reason to risk it in my opinion.

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No. I just delivered. I had to be tested. I had one doctor try and force the “vaccine”. I read an article I think back in Feb where a small group of women maybe 200 not more than 300 but about 20% needed in spontaneous abortions ( miscarriages) or still births. I did fine another study that encourages the vaccine in the 3rd trimester but still has a 12% stillbirth or miscarriages rate. ( 4000 women in study ) I am not for the vaccine right now. I believe it’s a control aspect for the government. If they keep you in fear they can stripe your rights. There is also not enough research on the outcomes from the “vaccine”. I believe it’s your choice and no company or government should be offering money, lottery or anything else if you get a vaccine.

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I did, baby was born 100% healthy

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The still birth rate of women whom receive the vaccine while pregnant is pretty high…maybe just take some time to research it and make the decision on your own instead of asking a group of very different women…at the end of the day your decision will only affect you…there is tons of research being done on it you just gotta look:)

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No one should be injecting themselves with anything while pregnant and that should just be common sense

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The vaccine wasn’t out when I was pregnant (even if it was NO WAY) but I did get vaccinated until after I stopped breastfeeding

I was pushed to get the H1N1 vaccine by my doctor while I was pregnant in 2009 , I know it’s supposed that you can’t get the sickness from the vaccine but I didn’t want it , she pushed and pushed so I got it , ended up with H1N1 , when I was 8 months preggo , they say it doesn’t work that way but it does for me , I have only gotten the flu shot once in my life and got the flu , got the H1N1 and got it , if it doesn’t feel right don’t do it

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I had covid when I was 6 weeks pregnant. My son was born at 38 weeks, just fine. I couldn’t see the doctor until 10 weeks and he told me that there was no need for me to get vaccinated because I had it.

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Why get it when it doesn’t actually prevent you from getting it. I know several people that got the shot and still got covid

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I personally would not bc getting vaccinated, let alone with a vaccine that has hardly any studies on it for miscarriage and still birth should be a definite no and just not getting it while pregnant should be enough reasoning. It was always said that pregnant or breastfeeding women should not get certain vaccines. Why does this trial one make a difference? It doesn’t. Don’t risk yourself nor your unborn child. If you want it, wait until baby is born. There are many people still testing positive and getting covid even vaccinated. It doesn’t stop you from getting it. It only helps your symptoms not be worse but again you can still get it. I’m pregnant and I refuse to get the vaccine. My own OB also has recommended I don’t get it for the simple fact of being pregnant. They said after baby then I can get it if I’d like but he doesn’t recommend it. Also NO doctor should be pressuring anyone especially pregnant to be getting anything injected to their bodies like this right now anyway. It’s not okay for them to pressure their patients. I would’ve simply told my OB no and to not bring it up again. If you do not feel comfortable getting it right now then don’t do it. Your gut is telling you not too for a reason. Good luck!

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I have got it. No vaccine is 100% safe but how do we know it will work if we don’t try; like people did before us living through a pandemic. It’s just like all the other vaccines they will never 100% cover or protect you but will help prevent the serious harm it could have on you and possibly reduce the spread. I will pass on what antibodies I can to the baby and that’s a good thing to think my baby will have a small amount of protection against it should they get it. There is enough research to know that it doesn’t effect you while pregnant and also its 100% safe. Miscarriage and still birth can be caused by many factors not just this particular vaccine.

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I am not getting it while pregnant. I will consider once I birth my baby but even after that I’d rather wait until trials are over (not until 2023 FYI!)

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Dr.'s used to prescribe Thalidomide to pregnant women too.

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I am a nurse and work closely with Covid. The number of pregnant women coming in right now with severe symptoms of Covid is rapidly increasing with this new variant. I personally would get the vaccine after what I have seen in the hospital.

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NO. It hasn’t been tested on pregnant women.

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I’m currently pregnant and had covid at 14 weeks, I’m not getting the vaccine till after I have had her.

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I got my first dose at 4 weeks, second at 8 weeks. I’m currently 18 weeks. Super low grade fever and fatigue for 24hrs. This is the worst place to ask for medical advice, go with what your OB is recommending, she knows you and your medical history.

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Are you crazy?! Don’t do that to that baby!

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Strange isn’t it tho when I was pregnant and gave birth n April we was told not to have it intill after. Its your choice no one else xx

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I just had a baby (she is 2 weeks old) and I wasnt going to get it while pregnant not knowing what it could do to the baby. The midwives where fine with it…never felt pressure from them but I had one doctor try to persuade me into getting it. I stuck to my guns and flat out told her I just do not feel comfortable getting it while pregnant not know what could happen to the baby.
Stick with your gut and do what you feel is best for you and your baby

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I got it at 34 weeks pregnant as it was high in our county at the time.I got the 2nd 1 when he was 3 weeks old. Completely my decision which I’m happy with as he got the antibodies when I feed him those first few days.With regards to them getting the vaccine themselves when there older ( next 10 years I’ll check the research then)

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I personally wouldn’t risk it considering it’s still unknown for it to even work against the virus, let alone the affects it may have on the baby. Your choice though but no obgyn should be pressuring their patient to get the vaccine if they don’t want to… that kinda seems like a red flag or maybe for them to get a good paycheck. Idk that’s just me though

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I got it at 28 weeks and my baby and I are healthy. I only got a sore arm from the Moderna vaccine and a slight fever.

My ob personally said not to, there’s not enough research on it, also you can still get and give the virus so what’s the point ?

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I waited until 6 weeks postpartum

Definitely wait till u have baby go with ur gut

Yes. I got it, had no symptoms. Baby and I are doing well.

I got it and the only issue I had was a headache and sore arm.

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Me personally I’m not. I had a midwife call me stupid for not wanting and for listening to a specialist for autoimmune diseases. He wants me to wait to get blood work done to see if I am immune compromised. And she told me we were idiots no matter what. :roll_eyes::unamused: the rest of my Dr’s and my specialist Dr for my ultrasounds are all okay with me not wanting to get it yet. So honestly, if you really don’t want it. Tell them, and tell them if they keep trying to push it, you would like someone else because you are no longer comfortable with them. Even of I wasn’t pregnant right now i still will be waiting.

I told the midwife the FDA has not approved it and it is still in human trails. I’m not comfortable with being a trail run.

I probably won’t do it while pregnant as it’s a new vaccination and they are still learning about side effects.

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Help a mama out and respond anonymously on our forum. Should I get the Covid vaccine while pregnant?

I work at a pharmacy, the covid vaccine is not safe for pregnant women, for infants, or for children under 12 years of age. It’s recommended to wait until after giving birth.

There is no current evidence surrounding the possibilities of it affecting infants having birth defects/ pregnancy abnormalities/ miscarriage / or an increased risk for SIDS. unless you would like to be the ones to find out I strongly suggest against it.

The OB/GYN doctors here at Yale hospital (Nor anywhere in CT) are vaccinating pregnant women

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Never. No… not any single vaccine pregnant or not. Not for child or you…ever

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I would join the Covid 19 Vaccine-Evidence Based Group: Pregnancy, Lactation, TTC & Children. There’s a lot of women who’ve gotten it and successfully given birth and there’s also evidence to back that there is NO difference in pregnant women getting it than any regular individual. I would say listen to your gut and no one else because what people are failing to realize is that getting covid while pregnant can be a death sentence for you & baby.

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It’s really weird that your obs pushing it considering they don’t know the effects it can have on pregnant women. I’d just tell them you don’t feel comfortable and if they keep pushing tell them you don’t want to discuss it further. I wouldn’t get the flu vaccine pregnant let alone something so new that isn’t approved yet.

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I’ve been advised to wait by my midwife and a few nurses I’ve seen.

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It’s completely personal preference and opinion no one has the right answer for you only you can make that call.
Personally I’m not having it until after baby is born

I got mine while pregnant. No side effects at all :woman_shrugging:t2:

Help a mama out and respond anonymously on our forum. Should I get the Covid vaccine while pregnant?

I don’t think anyone on here can give you a good answer to this question. They are all going to be based on opinion. I see how both covid and the shot could be a risk to an unborn child so I would talk to a few doctors and get their professional opinions. There isn’t enough if any research on an unborn child to give a good answer.

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It’s not yet approved for children under 12. Therefore I don’t understand how getting it while pregnant is a good idea?.. also not enough research done.

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Statistics show that women who are pregnant are more likely to die of covid so it’s in your best interest hun. The Pfizer vaccine is the safest one. Talk to your doctor for a more thorough breakdown of the info.

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Ive had the vaccine during pregnancy, had first dose at 11weeks and second at 20 weeks. Now 29 weeks healthly baby on all scans also measuring great on growth scan.

Catching Covid during pregnancy can cause preterm labour and stillbirth and more at risk of needing icu help. Its already been proven that the vaccine during pregnancy gives baby antibodies to protect them after birth from covid. Which is exactly what the whooping cough and flu vaccine also do.

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I had the same discussion, I am high risk anyway so was due mt vaccine early, but fell pregnant just before the roll out. I decided with my midwives to not take it until baby is out. (This was strongly advised during the beginning of the roll out, it only changed a few months or so in :woman_shrugging: which made me think how can it not be safe, to all of a sudden safe :see_no_evil:) Also based on the fact there is no evidence/studies this can’t cause any harm to the baby as of yet. years ago they gave women anti sickness drugs they claimed were completely sage, then they found out it was causing harm to babies when they were born ect.
For me I feel best waiting. For all I care I can push baby out then jab me. But I’d rather not risk anything possibly happening xx

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I know a lot of pregnant women who have had the Pfizer vaccine and have been completely fine :slightly_smiling_face: in Australia it’s recommended x

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I know my neighbour has had her 2nd vaccine with no issues at all x that was with the Astra i think. But everyone is different.

If you have doubts and are asking that should be enough to wait :raised_hand:
Just because some people have been ok doesn’t mean you will because nobody knows how there body will react to it.So don’t feel pressured to have it… get your baby here safe first.

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Yes I know someone who received vaccine while pregnant and mother and baby handled it well. Baby was born healthy.

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For all those saying ask you dr she did dr is pushin her to get it she’s asking other pregnant women to make an informed decision.

I am 37 weeks. My dr advised me once not to due to lack of research in pregnancy. She is still on the fence. Doesnt push one way or the other . It is a personal decision. I CHose not to at this time being so close to delivery. Best of luck

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In Hong Kong, doctors strongly do not advise pregnant women to take the vaccine.

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My doctor didn’t want me to get it , actually gave me a paper for my job saying she didn’t want me to get it … we don’t know enough information on it yet deff a no for me… I feel like you should just keep your mask on in public to avoid getting sick , I mean it’s clearly worked for u this far …

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I got it at 35 weeks, I felt a bit tired with a sore arm for a couple of days but that was it. I had the Pfizer vaccine. Baby is now 3 weeks old in perfect health :purple_heart:

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My friend who was pregnant when she got her covid vaccine said she had 1 day of super exhaustion but otherwise was fine

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My daughter-in-law was pregnant, when she got the vaccine and miscarried the next day. She read it was safe. I think everyone is different and their bodies will react differently from someone else.

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So the medical professional says you should get it…but you think it’s better to ask Facebook…:thinking::neutral_face::unamused:

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I got the vaccine and my baby girl was born perfect healthy no issues!

I’m 24 weeks pregnant and fully vaccinated with the Pfizer with no symptoms but a sore arm. But I would say it’s totally up to you whether you want it or not. :relaxed:

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Ask your midwife , my friends midwife advised her to wait till after she’s 26 - 28 weeks for her second

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I would definitely get it because it will give the baby protection as well it wouldn’t be severe buts it’s up to you .

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