The new clinic aims to dispel superstitions about the Covid 19 vaccine for pregnant women and those hoping to have children in the future.
The clinic, at the Royal Bolton Hospital, will allow expectant and expectant mothers in the city to raise questions about the vaccine in a women’s environment only – the day the vaccine is available.
The current government and scientific guidelines are that pregnant women can get the vaccine at any stage of their pregnancy.
Now, when NHS staff in Bolton have reported pregnant women hospitalized with the corona virus because they do not have the vaccine, health officials are hoping to increase vaccination rates in the clinic area. will give.
“Unfortunately, we are still seeing unsafe, pregnant women being admitted to the hospital because they are very sick with covid and because of this My heart breaks because it’s completely abstinence. ” Dr. Helen Wall of the Commission at the Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group said.
“However, I fully understand that people still have concerns about the vaccine.
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“I would love to see women take the opportunity to ask questions and then make informed choices about vaccinations – whether they are pregnant women, those who are thinking about getting pregnant now or many years or 16 years in the future.” Even at the age of, her mother has questions about her fertility and the possible effects on her period.
“This is a women’s clinic run for women, for women and no questions are considered out of bounds or trivial. Please come and chat with the team.
The women-only session will be held on September 11 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. inside the maternity unit at Royal Bolton Hospital.
Anyone who is pregnant, has just had a baby, or hopes to become pregnant at some point in the future, is encouraged to attend the drop-in session.
All women who live, work or study in Bolton who are 16 years of age or older are offered to raise questions about the vaccine in this session. , Especially if there are questions about the vaccine regarding their fertility and their menstrual cycle.
Mothers who are worried about vaccinating their teenage daughters are also welcome.
Bolton GP Federation Chief Nurse Keith Orosmith added: “All pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers who are looking for a baby and young women who have concerns or questions about their future fertility should come to this special clinic. Appeal.
“Nurses, midwives and doctors will be available this day to talk to them. They will be more than happy to talk about the concerns about the Quaid 19 vaccination. Please come along, meet the team, talk.” And help make informed decisions about vaccines.
Pregnant women are not at much higher risk of developing COVID 19, but if they do, they are more likely to be hospitalized.
If she develops Covid 19 in the third trimester of pregnancy, the risk of premature birth is also increased and the risk of stillbirth is doubled if she becomes seriously ill at birth.
Only one additional clinic for women (but not focused on pregnancy) will be held on Tuesday, September 7, at the corner of the former Central Baptist Church, Snowden Street and Thomas Holden Street, Bolton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.