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COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy does not increase complications, study finds

Study of Ontario pregnancies provides further evidence on safety of mRNA vaccines during pregnancy. Photo: Pexels

(Science Daily) –– Researchers have found that receiving a COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy does not lead to increases in the frequency of complications around the time of childbirth.

The findings, which are published in JAMA, provide further assurances about the safety of mRNA vaccines for this particularly unique population.

Lead author Dr. Deshayne Fell led the study of nearly 100,000 pregnancies by analyzing data from BORN Ontario (Ontario’s provincial birth registry), which is linked to the province’s COVID-19 immunization database. (…)