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Getting Covid Vaccine Won’t Hurt Pregnancy Chances; Getting Covid Could

By: Dave Gilmartin

Couples planning a pregnancy might be relieved to know that getting a Covid vaccine does not hurt their odds of conceiving, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

An NIH funded study did find, however, that if the male partner contracts Covid it might lessen their chances of becoming pregnant, at least in the short term.

Researchers looked at 2,000 couples and determined that vaccination did not have an impact on fertility regardless of whether they had one or two doses, which vaccine it was or how recently they received it.

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