Author: VaccinateYourFamily


Video Q&A: Vaccines During Pregnancy

Vaccinate Your Family was pleased to host Dr. Laura Riley of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine, in collaboration with American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – ACOG, as she answered...


They’re unvaccinated. So is your immunocompromised child. What do you do? 

Not many people know more about how to approach talking to friends and family about being vaccinated than Riki. She’s a physician liaison for the liver team at Houston Methodist Hospital and a pro-vaccine advocate. But most importantly, she’s a heart mom.   Riki’s daughter,...


COVID Vaccines and Fertility: What the Research Says 

Are you concerned the COVID-19 vaccine may affect your fertility? There’s no evidence that any vaccine, including the COVID vaccine, leads to infertility. In fact, during the clinical trials,...


Do COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Myocarditis?

NOTE: This post was last updated on December 23, 2021. We will continue to update it as more information becomes available. In November 2021, the CDC’s advisory group (ACIP)...


Are Vaccines Made with Fetal Cells? The Vaccine Mom Explains.

In this video for the Shot of Prevention blog, Taryn (AKA “The Vaccine Mom”) — a molecular biologist and mom of two — tackles the question: Are vaccines made...


Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Shed?

You might have heard some rumors that COVID-19 vaccines cause people to shed the virus, mRNA, or spike proteins, putting unvaccinated people at risk. But do COVID vaccines actually...


COVID-19 Vaccine Passports: A Return to Life? Or An Invasion of Privacy?

Vaccine passports have quickly become the latest lightning rod in COVID-19 political discussions in the United States. Shortly after New York introduced their version — called the Excelsior Pass...


Connecticut Ends Non-Medical Vaccine Exemptions for Schools, Daycares

Connecticut has removed all non-medical vaccine exemptions for children in schools and daycares. The state legislature’s vote came after three years of debate and record-breaking hours of public testimony....


Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects: What to Expect and How to Manage Them

Coronavirus vaccine side effects can be uncomfortable, but they are generally temporary, mild, and manageable. They’re also a good sign your body is responding to the vaccine. With a...


A Tribute to Nick Springer: Advocate, Athlete and Friend

You didn’t need to see his gold medal to know Nick Springer was a champion.  We knew him as a fierce advocate for immunization, but he was also a...