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Is it safe for pregnant women to get the measles vaccine?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: MMR after delivery

The measles vaccine (MMR) is a live-virus vaccine, so it is not given to pregnant women or to women just about to become pregnant.
It can be given to the mom after her baby is born.

In brief: MMR after delivery

The measles vaccine (MMR) is a live-virus vaccine, so it is not given to pregnant women or to women just about to become pregnant.
It can be given to the mom after her baby is born.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. James Ferguson
There have been many reports of MMR given when moms did not know they were pregnant with no negative outcomes.However, as Dr Kwok states, we do not willingly give this live virus vaccine during pregnancy out of a sense of caution.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: No, but

It is safer than regular measles during pregnancy.

In brief: No, but

It is safer than regular measles during pregnancy.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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