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The UK government recommends against offering the Pfizer Covid mRNA vaccine for pregnant women, those who might suspect that they could be pregnant, and anyone who is breastfeeding.
A carefully nuanced statement within a document entitled “Summary of the Public Assessment Report for COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer/BioNTech” (the latest revised version released on 16th August 2020) says:
“In the context of supply under Regulation 174, it is considered that sufficient reassurance of safe use of the vaccine in pregnant women cannot be provided at the present time.…Women of childbearing potential….are advised to rule out known or suspected pregnancy prior to vaccination. Women who are breastfeeding should also not be vaccinated. These judgements reflect the absence of data at the present time..”
The report concludes there never was any safety data for pregnant or lactating mothers and blames the rush to get everyone vaccinated for the lack of caution and incorrect safety advice previously offered by the government.
Published: 31 August 2022
From the Hatchard Report