Guidance

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding

Information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination.

Applies to England

Documents

COVID-19 vaccination: a guide on pregnancy and breastfeeding (English print version)

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COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy poster (print version)

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Leaflet

This leaflet for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination.

All women of childbearing age must read this leaflet before they go for vaccination

An easy-read version of this leaflet is available for people with a learning disability and their carers.

British Sign Language videos are available to view.

A Braille version of this leaflet is available to order.

Paper copies of this leaflet are available to order for free or download in the following languages:

English, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Estonian, Farsi, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Twi, Ukrainian and Urdu.

Posters

This is a set of 4 posters aimed at pregnant women encouraging them to have both of their COVID-19 vaccinations. These posters are available for download only.

English, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese, Estonian, Farsi, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Panjabi, Pashto, Polish, Romanian, Romany, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Twi, Ukrainian, Urdu and Yiddish.

There is a set of social media cards to go with these posters and they can be downloaded and shared on social media and websites.

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Published 6 December 2020
Last updated 8 October 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated 'COVID-19 vaccination: a guide on pregnancy and breastfeeding' and links to translated versions of the poster and social media cards.

  2. Added pregnancy poster and link to social media cards.

  3. Added links to large print and Braille versions.

  4. Added links to the Estonian, Greek and Panjabi translated versions.

  5. Updated to reflect translations are available to order.

  6. Added links to translated versions.

  7. Updated COVID-19 vaccination: a guide for all women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding (English version).

  8. Added Ukrainian, French and revised English leaflets, and link to easy-read leaflet.

  9. Added link to updated BSL video.

  10. Added Urdu leaflet.

  11. Added Chinese, Farsi, Kurdish, Nepali and Somali leaflets and British Sign Language video link.

  12. Added Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati and Punjabi leaflets.

  13. Added Hindi leaflet.

  14. Added Albanian and Tagalog leaflets.

  15. Added Spanish and Romanian leaflets.

  16. Added Polish leaflet and revised large print English version.

  17. Added Turkish version.

  18. Added more information about COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

  19. Added a large print version of the leaflet and its product code.

  20. First published.