Just because you’ve already contracted and recovered from coronavirus, does not mean you’re immune to getting COVID-19 twice.
Talking to children about a positive COVID-19 test result can be hard, but it’s important to share the test results with your child, regardless of their age.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine all recommend pregnant people get vaccinated against COVID-19.
While your child’s original vaccine continues to protect them against severe illness and death, it will wear off a bit over time. A booster shot provides extra protection against COVID-19.
The SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant (B.1.1.529) was first identified in Botswana and South Africa and was recently declared a variant of concern.