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The CDC is urging expecting mothers to get vaccinated yet many have not. What is the risk of being pregnant without being vaccinated for COVID-19? How safe is the vaccine? Is there a best time to get the vaccine and should pregnant women also be getting a booster shot?

We asked Diana Contreras, MD, Medical Director of OBGYN and Women’s Health at Atlantic Health System, for her answers to these and more questions about pregnancy and the vaccine. Watch the video below for the latest guidance on pregnancy and the COVID-19 vaccine: