The Indian UHM (Union health Ministry) has now issued new Guidelines for vaccination during pregnancy for COVID-19. The ministry of health said that there is no increase in risk for COVID-19 infection during pregnancy.
‘’Most pregnant women will be asymptomatic or have a mild disease, but their health may deteriorate rapidly and that might affect the fetus too . It is important that they take all the precautions to protect themselves from acquiring COVID-19, including taking vaccination against COVID-19. It is therefore advised that a pregnant woman should take COVID-19 vaccines ‘’ said the health ministry of India
Pregnant woman recovery rate form the COVID-19 virus
The Ministry of Health said that if a pregnant woman gets infected with COVID-19 there are more than 90 % chance that they will recover from it without any need of hospitalization.
But some may show a rapid deterioration of health .
Vaccination on pregnant woman and its side effects
The ministry of health said that vaccines available for COVID-19 are totally safe and protect them against COVID-19 disease.
There can be some side effect like any medicine or vaccine but these side effects are normally mild and nothing to worry about .
After getting the COVID-19 vaccine injection pregnant women can feel unwell for 1-3 days, have pain on the spot where injection is given or have a mild fever.
The long term negative effect of the vaccine for fetuses and child are not established yet.
E registration on co-win portal for vaccination for pregnant women
The union ministry of health advised all the women who are pregnant can register them self on the site at the COVID-19 vaccine center near them, or they can also register himself in the online portal Co-win.
The process of registration will be the same for all pregnant women as for the general population.