Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Have a Slower Response to Vaccine,

Pregnant and breastfeeding women respond more slowly to the first dose of coronavirus vaccines than other women and form a less strong defense against the virus, according to a new study. But after the second dose their reaction seems almost normal. Results, published this month The journal Science Translational Medicine suggests that pregnant and breastfeeding …

CDC Appeals for Pregnant or Breastfeeding Persons to Get Vaccinated

in an urgent petition On Wednesday, federal health officials urged any American who is pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or currently breastfeeding to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as soon as possible. Covid-19 poses a serious risk during pregnancyAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, when an individual’s immune system is suppressed and …