Covid-19 Vaccine Guidance for Those Who Are Lactating Is Based on Faulty Assumptions, Experts Say

January 19, 2021

(STAT News) – Government guidelines and news headlines alike have grouped those who are breastfeeding and pregnant together when talking about Covid vaccine safety. But as people try to make their own decisions without safety data, it might help to acknowledge that getting vaccinated during pregnancy and lactation carry different theoretical risks — and potential benefits.