Maternal healthcare

Shots for two, please! Pregnant and breastfeeding moms should get jabs, say experts

The panel of specialists also encouraged prospective mothers to get vaccinated

13 September 2021 - 20:29

Messages for Mothers (M4M) recently held a digital event where experts fielded questions from pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and women planning a pregnancy.

M4M is a collective of maternal health-focused organisations and on the panel were Prof Priya Soma-Pillay, head of obstetrics and gynaecology at Pretoria’s Steve Biko Academic Hospital, pharmacist Nsovo Mayimele and public health economist Kristal Duncan-Williams...

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