Named COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant and lactating

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 COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant and lactating women named

Coronavirus vaccines are safe for pregnant women and can be administered during any trimester. This was assured by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, specifying that for vaccination of pregnant and lactating women, it is preferable to mRNA vaccine– Comirnaty/Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

“You don't have to wait until you give birth to get vaccinated. If you are pregnant and have been vaccinated before, you should get a booster,– The Ministry of Health said in a statement.

The ministry cited recent research data that prove that vaccination of expectant mothers also provides protection for newborns up to six months."MRNA vaccines are preferred for vaccination of pregnant and breastfeeding women ;Comirnaty/Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. But if they are not available, the Janssen vaccine can be used,” the Ministry of Health said.

Earlier, Ukraine received 500,000 doses of the vaccine against the Omicron strain. decreases in Ukraine.

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