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I am pregnant, will the anthrax vaccine cause birth defects?

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In brief: Anthrax

Always check with your OB before getting any vaccines.

In brief: Anthrax

Always check with your OB before getting any vaccines.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Not likely

Anthrax vaccination is listed as pregnancy category c.
Despite a lack of evidence showing harm, pregnant women should be vaccinated only if absolutely necessary. Breast feeding mothers may receive ava without any fear of passing anthrax to their infants. In 30 years, there has been no study or follow up issues to suggest the vaccination may harm a fetus, it just has not been studied in pregnant w.

In brief: Not likely

Anthrax vaccination is listed as pregnancy category c.
Despite a lack of evidence showing harm, pregnant women should be vaccinated only if absolutely necessary. Breast feeding mothers may receive ava without any fear of passing anthrax to their infants. In 30 years, there has been no study or follow up issues to suggest the vaccination may harm a fetus, it just has not been studied in pregnant w.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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