COVID-19 vaccination is now recommended for all pregnant women. This eLearning course delivers an analysis of the latest evidence and arms midwives with the knowledge and tools to counsel the women in their care about the options available to them. It’s important that you feel equipped to answer women's questions and address their concerns.
The 5As have been developed to help guide your conversation with women in relation to discussing COVID-19 vaccination. It is not meant to be prescriptive but hopefully will provide you with some tips and a structure for having the conversation.
Talking COVID-19 vaccines has been developed for midwives as a quick and ready reference to help guide your conversation with women in discussing COVID-19 vaccination. It can be used in conjunction with the DoH shared decision making guide to support your COVID-19 vaccine conversations with women.
Available for ACM members or to purchase for non-members.
Dr Sue Walker
Shared with permission from Dr Sue Walker and Mercy Perinatal
A/Prof Margie Danchin
Shared with permission from A/Prof Margie Danchin and Mercy Perinatal
This video describes how vaccines work in the body after you receive a vaccination.
Many women have concerns around COVID-19 vaccines and the possible impacts on their health. We take a look at some of the most common concerns women may have. Remember - COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for women. Shared with permission from Women's Health Victoria
Spread the word – COVID-19 vaccines do NOT affect your fertility.
Shared with permission from Women's Health Victoria
It’s normal to have concerns about your health. Like all medical treatments, COVID-19 vaccines can have some side effects – especially for women and girls.
Shared with permission from Women's Health Victoria.
How are vaccines regulated in Australia? And how safe are the COVID-19 vaccines?
Video by Immunising Pregnant Women and Infants Network
Video by RANZCOG Excellence in Women's Health.
In this video Dr Melanie Jackson reports on recent research about the administration of the Covid-19 vaccine to breastfeeding women
Shared with permission from Dr Melanie Jackson
Talking COVID-19 vaccines has been developed for women as a ready reference to help them in their decision making around COVID-19 vaccination. This guide can be given to women to take away. It can be used in conjunction with the DoH shared decision making guide to support COVID-19 vaccine decision making
This decision guide has been developed by the Department of Health to help guide clinicians, women and their families with decision making around COVID-19 vaccination.
This information sheet was developed by WA Health in collaboration with the Maternal and Child Health team at the Derbarl Yerrigan health service.
https://www.health.gov.au/ is the official Department of Health site for information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how to protect yourself and your family, where and when you can get vaccinated, and the current situation in Australia.