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COVID vaccines do not damage placenta in pregnant women, Northwestern study finds

Researchers at Northwestern University said they found evidence that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for moms and their unborn babies. The study involved 200 patients who delivered their babies at Prentice Women’s Hospital, and included 116 who were unvaccinated and 84 who were vaccinated with either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines during their 3rd trimester. Dr. Jeffery Goldstein, co-author of the study, focused on the placenta because it is the first organ to form and a good indicator of problems.