About The Study: The findings of this study with 17,000 participants suggest that COVID-19 boosters or third doses were well tolerated by individuals who were pregnant and lactating. Data on COVID-19 vaccine boosters are particularly important as vaccine uptake during pregnancy is lagging, and strategies to reduce hesitancy, increase acceptance, and help guide discussions between pregnant and lactating persons and maternal care professionals are needed.
Authors: Alisa Kachikis, M.D., M.S., of the University of Washington in Seattle, is the corresponding author.
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