Analysis of awareness and acceptance of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination among pregnant women

Authors: J. Zapletal ;  V. Drochýtek ;  A. Vařbuchtová ;  M. J. Halaška ;  L. Rob
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 3. LF UK a FN Královské Vinohrady, Praha
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2022; 87(2): 100-103
Category: Original Article
doi: 10.48095/cccg2022100


Vaccination is a widely discussed topic during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Due to newly emerging covid-19 variants, vaccination has become more and more important. These new variants pose a risk for the development of maternal and neonatal complications. The aim of this study was to conduct a survey among pregnant women to assess the awareness of covid-19 and vaccination. Among the respondents, 58% were vaccinated with at least one dose and 51% were fully vaccinated. Also, 77% percent of responders thought that there was an increased risk of severe covid-19 infection among pregnant women versus non-pregnant women, while 71% were aware of the risk of fetal death associated with covid-19 infection. Although the rate of awareness among pregnant women is quite high (up to 87%), it is crucial to present the advantages of vaccination among gynecologists and doctors of other specialties as they are able to motivate women to be vaccinated.


vaccination – COVID-19 – pregnancy – acceptance– awareness of pregnant women about covid-19


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