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The vaccine and fertility or pregnancy

Find out about how the vaccine affects you if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby.

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should be offered the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as the rest of the population, based on their age and clinical risk group. They should be given the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. You can read more about this here.

There is no evidence that the vaccine will affect your chances of becoming pregnant and you don’t need to avoid pregnancy after being vaccinated.

The vaccine can’t give you or your baby Covid-19.

You can read more detailed information from the expert sources of information below: