Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines were noted to be effective in pregnant and breastfeeding women. According to the research, the protective antibody provided by the vaccine is also passed on to the newborn baby.
The vaccines developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna pharmaceutical companies against the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) are reported to be effective in pregnant and lactating women and that protective antibodies are also passed on to newborn babies.
A study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology examined the effects of Covid-19 vaccines on pregnant and lactating women.
RESEARCH ON 131 WOMEN
A study of 131 women, 84 pregnant, 31 breastfeeding and 16 non-pregnant, showed that The Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna pharmaceutical companies’ Covid-19 vaccines were effective in pregnant and lactating women, and that protective antibodies also passed on to newborn babies.
According to the study, antibody levels in pregnant and lactating women after vaccination were equivalent to antibody levels in non-pregnant women.
The level of antibodies provided by the vaccine in the subjects was “surprisingly high” from the natural immunity gained after infection.