Anti-Covid vaccine and pregnancy: answers to questions pregnant women ask themselves

DECRYPTION – Priority for an injection, some future mothers wonder, fear, or even hesitate to be vaccinated. Side effects, baby’s health, breastfeeding… A gynecologist and a pharmacologist answer all their questions.

Do not worry“, Slips Tuesday July 27 the Minister of Health Olivier Véran to his colleague Olivia Grégoire, Secretary of State in charge of the Social, solidarity and responsible economy. She is five months pregnant and, in front of an assembly of journalists and photographers, has her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine injected by the former neurologist.

Objective: to reassure and encourage pregnant women, a population at risk, to take the step of vaccination. Indeed, despite the expansion of the health pass this summer, the brakes and fears persist, especially among future mothers, for fear of adverse effects on their health and especially that of the child. What is it really?

  • Can vaccination impact the good course of pregnancy and the health of the baby?

Nothing indicates it. In view of the international scientific literature, the National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) ensures that “To date, the data do not show any risk for pregnant women and the unborn child.“”Before vaccines

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