In partnership with the NHS we sat down with Reproductive Immunologist Dr Viki Male, and Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Dr Fatima Husain, to discuss the latest research on the COVID-19 vaccine, fertility and periods. Here’s what we learned.
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As younger people start booking in for their COVID-19 vaccinations, we’ve noticed many of you have concerns about periods and fertility (…those things which affect young women a lot!). We’re also aware that many “theories” are being bandied around the internet and social media. Here are the facts to answer your burning questions.
The Lowdown on Fertility
If you are pregnant or think you might be, we can completely understand why you’ll have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s why we’re sharing some helpful information from the professionals at NHS England, to help you be better informed about how it all works!
The Lowdown was contacted by Shannon who came across our website when searching for other women’s experiences of coming off the contraceptive injection.
What can effect your contraceptive pill?