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Dr. M Hellen Rodriguez Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine Safety for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Mothers

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COVID-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There has been no data to show any problems or complications for moms or babies. However, pregnant people who get COVID-19 are at a higher risk for more severe illness and pregnancy complications, including preterm births.

Dr. M Hellen Rodriguez, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Director and Perinatologist at PVHMC, spoke with Univision Los Angeles about the safety and importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.