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ACM Live Panel Recording

ACM Live Panel Slides

COVID-19 vaccination decision guide for women who are pregnant 

Information on COVID-19 Pfizer (Comirnaty) vaccine 

About the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine 

Joint statement between RANZCOG and ATAGI about COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women 

Pregnant women are now eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 

Improving provision and experience of maternity care during COVID-19 pandemic – lessons from the COVMAT study  

MumBubVax – Learning module covering communication techniques for maternal vaccines (not COVID-19 specific, but has good generalised techniques for having conversations with women) 

Royal College of Midwives UK – Talking to women about the COVID-19 vaccine 

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists UK – COVID-19 vaccines, pregnancy and fertility 

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists UK – COVID-19 vaccines, pregnancy and breastfeeding 

Real-world data from the USA 

Royal College of Midwives Vaccines Webinar 

Vaccines in Pregnancy 

BUMPS – Best use of medicines in pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gyneacologists - Pregnancy and Fertility

Should pregnant women have a COVID vaccine? The evidence says it’s safe and effective - Hannah Dahlen

Helpful Videos

Melanie The Midwife - COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy


How do vaccines work


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Chmielewska, B., Barratt, I., Townsend, R., Kalafat, E., van der Meulen, J., & Gurol-Urganci, I. et al. (2021). Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Global Health, 9(6), e759-e772. doi: 10.1016/s2214-109x(21)00079-6 

Ciapponi, A., Bardach, A., Comandé, D., Berrueta, M., Argento, F., & Rodriguez Cairoli, F. et al. (2021). COVID-19 and pregnancy: An umbrella review of clinical presentation, vertical transmission, and maternal and perinatal outcomes. PLOS ONE, 16(6), e0253974. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253974 

Goldshtein, I., Nevo, D., Steinberg, D., Rotem, R., Gorfine, M., Chodick, G., & Segal, Y. (2021). Association Between BNT162b2 Vaccination and Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnant Women. JAMA. doi: doi:10.1001/jama.2021.11035 

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Khalil, A., von Dadelszen, P., Draycott, T., Ugwumadu, A., O’Brien, P., & Magee, L. (2020). Change in the Incidence of Stillbirth and Preterm Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA, 324(7), 705. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.12746 

Lokken, E., Huebner, E., Taylor, G., Hendrickson, S., Vanderhoeven, J., & Kachikis, A. et al. (2021). Disease severity, pregnancy outcomes, and maternal deaths among pregnant patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection in Washington State. American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology, 225(1), 77.e1-77.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.12.1221 

Mullins, E., Hudak, M., Banerjee, J., Getzlaff, T., Townson, J., & Barnette, K. et al. (2021). Pregnancy and neonatal outcomes of COVID ‐19: coreporting of common outcomes from PAN‐COVID and AAP‐SONPM registries. Ultrasound In Obstetrics & Gynecology, 57(4), 573-581. doi: 10.1002/uog.23619 

Shimabukuro, T., Kim, S., Myers, T., Moro, P., Oduyebo, T., & Panagiotakopoulos, L. et al. (2021). Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons. New England Journal Of Medicine, 384(24), 2273-2282. doi: 10.1056/nejmoa2104983 

Vousden, N., Ramakrishnan, R., Bunch, K., Morris, E., Simpson, N., & Gale, C. et al. (2021). Impact of SARS-CoV-2 variant on the severity of maternal infection and perinatal outcomes: Data from the UK Obstetric Surveillance System national cohort. doi: 10.1101/2021.07.22.21261000 

Yang, J., D’Souza, R., Kharrat, A., Fell, D., Snelgrove, J., Murphy, K., & Shah, P. (2021). COVID‐19 pandemic and population‐level pregnancy and neonatal outcomes: a living systematic review and meta‐analysis. Acta Obstetricia Et Gynecologica Scandinavica. doi: 10.1111/aogs.14206