UK – COVID-19 vaccines safe for pregnant women

Data from the UK’s Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has revealed that COVID-19 vaccines are safe in pregnancy.

The data revealed evidence of high levels of protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women after COVID-19 vaccination and evidence that vaccination induces higher antibody levels than after disease.

Previous data suggests that the risk of stillbirth is heightened if a woman has COVID-19 in pregnancy. Studies have shown that about one in five women admitted to hospital with the virus have their babies delivered early and some of these babies need special intensive care, highlighting the importance of getting vaccinated…