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It Starts with Mom: Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Pregnant Mothers?

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It Starts with Mom: Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers?

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Join March of Dimes, Hawaii Market, Hawaii Maternal & Infant Health Collaborative and Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies to learn about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, its benefits and side effects for pregnant and breastfeeding moms, so that for our families are empowered to make well informed decisions for the benefit of their keiki. Join us in educating moms and pregnant mothers throughout every stage of pregnancy. Because we know, It Starts With Mom.

Topics discussed include:

  • Vaccine's impact for expectant and breastfeeding mothers;
  • Vaccine's impact for mothers who have diabetes and high risk pregnancies;
  • Overall benefits and side effects for mom and baby;
  • Future moms who are not yet pregnant but are who are planning to have a baby in the future, how will it affect future pregnancies or fertility

Here from the local and national panel of experts including:

1. Dr. Men-Jean Lee, Medical Director of the Fetal Diagnostic Center, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children; Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa

2. Dr. Keith K. Ogasawara, Obstetrics/Gynecology Specialist, Kaiser Permanente

3. Dr. Natasha Sriaman, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters/Eastern Virginia Medical School

Register online today to attend this free webinar to learn more about how the vaccine works and it may protect you and your family. If you are interested in attending the live session, but have a scheduling conflict, the webinar will be recorded and afterwards, we will send the recorded link to all registered attendees to watch the webinar at a later time at your convenience. For more information or any additional questions, contact Tricia Fetui, Executive Director, Donor Development, March of Dimes Hawaii at pfetui@marchofdimes.org.

March of Dimes fights for the health of all moms and babies. We’re advocating for policies to protect them. We’re working to radically improve the health care they receive. We’re pioneering research to find solutions. We’re empowering families with programs, knowledge and tools to have healthier pregnancies. By uniting communities, we’re building a brighter future for us all.

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