Monthly Archives: January 2021

Pregnancy, Lactation, and the COVID-19 vaccine

Should the pregnant patient get a COVID-19 vaccine?  CDC currently cites this as a personal choice, with incorporation of the obstetrician for assistance in making the decision.1 Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine indicates there is little data but that “A safe vaccine is generally considered one in which the benefits of getting it outweigh the risks.  [...]

2021-01-30T18:55:44+00:00January 30th, 2021|

Vaccine vs Infection: COVID by the Numbers

Many are questioning whether they should receive the COVID-19 vaccination, especially since it is relatively new and mRNA vaccinations, while they have been in use, have not been widely used in the population.  Below is an attempt to provide a comparison, as much as possible, to assist in rational decision-making.  Medicine is very much an [...]

2021-02-24T21:56:47+00:00January 26th, 2021|