DSHS Social Media Post: Pregnancy, Fertility, Breastfeeding and COVID-19 Vaccines
- Vaccinations are recommended for people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future.
- Please download and share the attached social media clip to help spread the word that vaccines can protect pregnant and breastfeeding people from severe illness from COVID-19.
- Please tag @TexasDSHS when sharing the graphics or videos on social media.
- We recommend using the “Pregnancy, Fertility and COVID-19 Vaccines” graphics all together rather than individually.
What You Need to Know (find out more at COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding (cdc.gov)):
- COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future.
- Evidence about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy has been growing. These data suggest that the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine outweigh any known or potential risks of vaccination during pregnancy.
- There is currently no evidence that any vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, cause fertility problems in women or men.
- Pregnant and recently pregnant people are more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with non-pregnant people.
- Getting a COVID-19 vaccine can protect you from severe illness from COVID-19.