Covid-19: Latest research shows vaccines safe for pregnant women, no increased miscarriage risk

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Side view of unrecognizable pregnant woman stroking her pregnant belly, sitting on the couch, wearing blue shirt.
Side view of unrecognizable pregnant woman stroking her pregnant belly, sitting on the couch, wearing blue shirt.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has urged all pregnant women in the US to get vaccinated against Covid-19 amid new evidence that the vaccines does not increase the risk of miscarriage.

The analysis was conducted by CDC researchers and showed that there were no safety concerns among 2 500 pregnant women. It also showed no increased risk of miscarriage - the rate was around 13%, which is within the normal range, according to the researchers. 

The women in the study received at least one dose of the mRNA vaccine by Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna before 20 weeks into their pregnancy. 

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