Medical Research

COVID Vaccines & Pregnancy: Columbia & FertilityIQ

3/18/21

In this video we interview Dr. Dena Goffman, Chief of Obstetrics at
New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

. We cover information including:

  • The risks to pregnant women who contract Covid-19
  • The risks and benefits of getting a Covid-19 vaccine while pregnant
  • The differences between the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines for pregnancy
  • How women should think through when to get a vaccine in terms of which trimester & whether or not their states have prioritized pregnant people for vaccination
  • Implications of vaccination to fertility
  • What we currently know about sharing antibodies through pregnancy and breastfeeding

Update: See our updated interviews from 4/26/21 and 9/13/21

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