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What do we know about the COVID-19 vaccine and fertility?

Healthcare workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Eva Goodfriend-Reaño, Certified Nurse Midwife affirms that the research shows there is no effect on infertility, including no issues for people receiving fertility treatment.

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The research that we have shows that there is absolutely no effect on infertility.

We actually have studies now on people that were in infertility treatment prior to getting their COVID vaccine, getting a COVID vaccine, and studying, the impact on their fertility treatment, their likelihood of conception and et cetera. And we have not found any link between the COVID vaccine and any impact on someone’s success of fertility treatment.

There is not anything in there that is, has a, there’s a question mark about whether it is, or it is not safe. If there was something in the vaccine that wasn’t safe, we wouldn’t provide it to pregnant people or to people trying to get pregnant.

This information is shared for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. The views expressed are those of the featured medical professional and reflect information available to that professional at time of filming. Always consult a health care provider for any personal health decisions. Click here for vaccine FAQs from the CDC.

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