Articles tagged with: Pregnancy

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Preliminary data indicate that COVID-19 vaccines don’t increase the risk of pregnancy-related adverse outcomes

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“82% miscarriage rate among women who got the [COVID-19 vaccine] between 30 days and 20 weeks pregnant.”

SOURCE: Ian Smith, Instagram

Published: 12 Jul 2021

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Pregnant women can decide whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine; safety monitoring suggests that COVID-19 vaccines don’t pose any specific risk for pregnant women

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“Health officials push pregnant women to get covid shots, despite known risks”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Children’s Health Defense

Published: 01 Mar 2021

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COVID-19 vaccines don’t increase the incidence of poor outcomes during pregnancy, according to current safety data on COVID-19 vaccines

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COVID-19 vaccines caused miscarriages

SOURCE: Facebook users, Twitter, Facebook

Published: 19 Feb 2021

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There is no risk of infertility from COVID-19 vaccines due to cross-reactivity with placenta proteins, as SARS-CoV-2 and placenta proteins are different

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“Covid Vaccine is Female Sterilization”; SARS-CoV-2 vaccines may trigger an immune response against the placenta.

SOURCE: Anonymous, Health and Money News

Published: 10 Dec 2020

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COVID-19 vaccine candidates are rigorously tested for safety during clinical trials, unlike thalidomide; misleading to equate the two

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“Thalidomide was a rapid approved drug introduced in 1957 to counteract nausea and insomnia in pregnant women. It was [...] withdrawn in 1962 due to malformations in newborns [...] Be very careful with what’s coming.”

SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook, Twitter

Published: 04 Dec 2020

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The total number of COVID-19 deaths thus far exceeds the number of abortions over two days worldwide

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“More babies will die by abortion in two days than all the coronavirus deaths thus far”

SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook

Published: 30 Sep 2020

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The flu shot is safe for pregnant women, does not increase the risk of spontaneous abortion

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4,250% increase in fetal deaths reported to VAERS after flu shot given to pregnant women

SOURCE: Christine England, Vactruth, Health Impact News

Published: 31 Dec 2019

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Lila Rose claim that “abortion is never medically necessary” is inaccurate; it is necessary in certain cases to preserve mother’s life

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Abortion is never medically necessary

SOURCE: Lila Rose, Young America's Foundation

Published: 30 Aug 2019

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