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Should I get a COVID-19 vaccine booster if I’m pregnant?

Yolanda Tinajero, MD, OB/GYN, affirms that the COVID-19 vaccine booster is safe at any trimester during pregnancy and helps to increase protection from serious complications. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine protects you and your baby.

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The CDC is recommending that all adults receive the COVID booster vaccine. And additionally, we are also recommending our patients who are pregnant to also receive the COVID booster vaccines.
And for me it’s super important, not only as a health care provider but because I’m also pregnant and want to make sure that my pregnancy is as safe as possible.

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