When Pfizer and Moderna were running initial trials for their COVID-19 vaccines, pregnant women were missing from the test groups.
Also, what was missing from the trials were the information about how the shot would affect them and their unborn children.
But new research from a study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology revealed Thursday that pregnant and breastfeeding moms showed a strong immune response to the vaccine.
“Maternal vaccination gives us a double bonus. It gives us protection for the pregnant woman and gives us protection for the newborn as the sole strategy to protect the newborn,” said Dr. Ronald Gibbs with Stanford University’s
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