The Lowdown on the COVID-19 vaccine and fertility, the menstrual cycle and pregnancy

by The Lowdown · July 1, 2021

There is no evidence that the COVID-19 vaccine causes infertility - but many of you have questions or concerns about getting the vaccine, and want to know how and why it may impact your menstrual cycle.So we invited one of the world's leading experts on this topic - Dr Victoria Male - a reproductive immunology scientist, to come and talk to us.

Dr Victoria Male has spent several years looking at the immune reactions on the uterus, and is the current foremost quoted specialist on COVID-19’s affects on fertility, pregnancy and periods in the UK! She currently works as a Lecturer in Reproductive Immunology at Imperial College London.

In this free webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How the vaccines work – how they were developed, and what safety procedures have been followed to get them live
  • What research has been carried out on the vaccine and fertility – and what it tells us
  • What research has been carried out on the vaccine and changes to our menstrual cycle – and why the vaccine may cause changes to our periods
  • What the guidance for pregnant and breastfeeding mums is
  • How to speak to your healthcare professional about any vaccine concerns
  • Resources – where are the best places to go for help!