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Do I need to wait to conceive if I have recently been vaccinated?

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Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If vaccinated with an attenuated live virus vaccine (like the chickenpox vaccine or mmr), it is recommended to wait at least a month before conception.
These type of vaccines should not be given when someone is pregnant.

In brief: Yes

If vaccinated with an attenuated live virus vaccine (like the chickenpox vaccine or mmr), it is recommended to wait at least a month before conception.
These type of vaccines should not be given when someone is pregnant.
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Agree with Dr. Louie-Ng, although you don't say what your were vaccinated for. If it was a flu shot, you do not need to wait at all.
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Vaccination/pregnanc

You need to wait if you've been given a vaccine with live virus.
If the vaccine is viral protein or killed virus there is no reason to wait. Check with your physician who gave you the vaccine.

In brief: Vaccination/pregnanc

You need to wait if you've been given a vaccine with live virus.
If the vaccine is viral protein or killed virus there is no reason to wait. Check with your physician who gave you the vaccine.
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Dr. Andrew Silverman
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Dr. William Boelter
Absolutely Correct!
Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Depends on vaccine

While live attenuated vaccines require you to wait, others such as the flu vaccine and the tdap do not.
They're routinely given to pregnant women.

In brief: Depends on vaccine

While live attenuated vaccines require you to wait, others such as the flu vaccine and the tdap do not.
They're routinely given to pregnant women.
Dr. Seth Derman
Dr. Seth Derman
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