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Is rabies vaccination safe during pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Practicing since :2009

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Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 in Infections
Question: Hi.I m 5 month pregnant. I was bitten by a puppy.I have taken 2 shots of rabies vaccine. I m worry about my baby.can u tell me clearly that it's safe in pregnency and can I continue this vaccine or leave this vaccine in My pregency.pls answer me .is it safe in pregnancy. For safty my baby
can I take next shots after delivery.pls answer me.
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Rabies vaccination is safe

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Rabies vaccine is safe for the fetus and the mother in the pregnancy. You should complete the schedule of vaccination as advised by your doctor. Delay in vaccination can harm your health.

Hope you found the answer helpful. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards
Dr. Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist
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Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma 20 days later
Hello mam

Thanks for assist me. Now I m fine and I have taken 3 shots.and puppy also fine. However I m worry about my baby.i hope Everything will be fine. Puppy is fine and healthy, however I continue my vaccine?
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 10 hours later
Brief Answer:
Complete the vaccination schedule

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

You should complete the vaccination schedule as advised, irrespective of the health of the puppy.

Hope I have answered your query.

Regards,
Dr. Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist
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