Research: mothers vaccinated while pregnant transfer antibodies to their babies


In a study conducted in Israel, it was found that the babies of women who had a new type of corona virus (Covid-19) vaccine while pregnant had antibodies against the virus.

According to the news in the Times Of Israel newspaper, Hadassah Health Center shared the results of its research on babies born to women who had the Covid-19 vaccine while pregnant.

Within the scope of the research, blood samples were taken from the umbilical cord after the birth of 40 babies whose mothers were given both doses of Covid-19 vaccine.

In the tests, it was seen that all babies had antibodies against Covid-19.

Professor of the Virus Department of Hadassah Health Center. Dana Wolf reported that the study is an important finding showing that vaccinated mothers transferred the necessary antibody against Covid-19 to their babies before birth.

Wolf stated that the research points to the importance and benefit of vaccinating pregnant women against Covid-19.

The Israeli Ministry of Health did not initially recommend it, but later decided that pregnant women should also be vaccinated.


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