Before you read about Covid-19 vaccine during pregnancy in Singapore, we recommend you see our overview on Covid-19 vaccination during pregnancy here…
Singapore is administering Pfizer vaccine currently. As per information available in the FAQs on Ministry of Health website, women who are planning a pregnancy, are advised to defer conception for one month after completing the two required vaccine injections.
It explained that there is currently “not enough evidence” to advise on the use of the vaccines during pregnancy. “It is recommended that pregnant women defer vaccination until more data become available, or receive vaccination after delivery,” it said.
However, if a woman becomes pregnant after the first dose, MOH advises them to refrain from receiving the second dose.
For lactating women, MOH recommended in an earlier advisory that they still get vaccinated, but abstain from breastfeeding for five to seven days after receiving it.
Here is a list of country-wise guidance on which vaccines are being administered and what is the official stance around vaccination for pregnant women: