COVID-19 & Pregnancy
27.04.2021 - New Recommendations
Current Recommendations regarding COVID vaccination during pregnancy
FOPH (Federal Office of Public Health in Switzerland) recommends: Current vaccination of all pregnant women in the 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy
with chronic diseases considered to be at high risk for COVID-19.
with increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 disease (esp. health care workers).
vaccination with mRNA vaccine (no live viruses)
Clarification of advantages/disadvantages by gynecologist, consent signed by pregnant woman.
Vaccination in a vaccination center: written prescription by gynecologist must be available.
The pregnant woman must register herself online on cantonal vaccination registration website for appointment.
Accidental mRNA-Covid-19 vaccination in early pregnancy is not a reason for termination of pregnancy. No damage to fertility has occurred in animal studies or in known cases of vaccination in early pregnancy.
mRNA vaccination against COVID-19 is unrestricted.