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A 32-year-old female asked:

How long should you wait after getting mmr vaccine to get pregnant?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
4 weeks: The general rule for any vaccine containing a live component is avoiding pregnancy for 4 weeks after it is given. They are generally avoided during pregnancy out of caution for theoretical effect on the fetus. Much of the literature cites no case of adverse outcome when MMR has been inadvertently given to a woman who did not know she was pregnant.
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