Wednesday, September 22, 2021


Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over Covid risks

More than 40 expectant mothers have died of Covid-19 in four months.

18 pregnant women in Johor died of Covid this year, state assembly told

Some 30,000 pregnant women in the state have been partially vaccinated while more than 9,000 have completed their vaccinations.

Getting Covid-19 jabs during pregnancy

Covid-19 vaccines are safe throughout pregnancy and provide no increased risk of abnormalities or miscarriage.

Only Pfizer for pregnant, nursing mothers

Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says the Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force has been asked to coordinate with hospitals and specialists to prioritise these women for the Pfizer vaccine.

New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage

The leave extends to a woman's partner if she suffers a miscarriage, as well as to people who were attempting to have a child through surrogacy.

Babies of Covid-vaccinated pregnant women could also be protected, study shows

Antibodies were detected in women given both doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine during pegnancy and in their newborns.

Waitress fired for not getting Covid jab over pregnancy fears

She says she fully supports people being inoculated, but wants to wait for more research on the vaccine’s possible effects on fertility.

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