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Is it safe to take rabies vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The disease or risk of disease is usually fatal.
No problems have been found with administering the vaccine to pregnant or breast feeding women.

In brief: Yes
The disease or risk of disease is usually fatal.
No problems have been found with administering the vaccine to pregnant or breast feeding women.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Jessica Khan
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No and yes
Rabies vaccines are live inactivated virus that is generally contraindicated in pregnancy because of its potential harm to the fetus.
However, given the alternative that rabies infection is 100% fatal, your doctor and local health officials need to weigh the level of risk of rabies in the exposure. The local health officials monitor the rabies incidence in the community.

In brief: No and yes
Rabies vaccines are live inactivated virus that is generally contraindicated in pregnancy because of its potential harm to the fetus.
However, given the alternative that rabies infection is 100% fatal, your doctor and local health officials need to weigh the level of risk of rabies in the exposure. The local health officials monitor the rabies incidence in the community.
Dr. Jessica Khan
Dr. Jessica Khan
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