SMFM: Provider Considerations for Engaging in COVID-19 Vaccine Counseling With Pregnant and Lactating Patients

SMFM strongly recommends that pregnant and lactating people have access to the COVID-19 vaccines and that they engage in a discussion about potential benefits and
unknown risks with their healthcare providers regarding receipt of the vaccine. At this time, due to limited vaccine supply, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s
(CDC) recommended priority group for vaccination are healthcare personnel and longterm care facility residents. As vaccine availability increases, vaccination recommendations will expand to include more groups, with the ultimate goal of access to all populations as the vaccine supply increases.

View the full recommendation here