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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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COVID vaccines are now available for everyone 6 months and older. To keep up protection, boosters are recommended for adults and children ages 5 and up. Click here for the latest from the CDC about staying up-to-date with your vaccine, including boosters.

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