Ilona T. Goldfarb, MD, MPH
Posts by Ilona T. Goldfarb, MD, MPH
If you are pregnant or are thinking about becoming pregnant, or have recently given birth and are breastfeeding, you may have questions about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Get informed by consulting trusted health sources, and talk with your medical providers about your options.
Thinking about becoming pregnant? Already pregnant? It helps to be aware of which vaccines to consider getting, and the timing for these. Some vaccinations for women also help protect newborns.
The three trimesters of pregnancy are well known. But what happens to women in the 12 weeks after birth: the fourth trimester? During this critical time, women often get far less support and healthcare than they need. Fortunately, attitudes are changing.