Microbiologist Alexander Gintsburg said that women who have been vaccinated with COVID-19 are most likely able to transmit antibodies to their baby during breastfeeding. According to the expert, this is a general pattern characteristic of immunity.
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“When breastfeeding, babies rarely get sick, because antibodies are transmitted with the mother's milk,” the scientist said. According to him, at the moment there are no confirmed clinical cases, since a vaccine for the disease has been recently developed.
Earlier it was reported that women who decided to take part in the research of the Sputnik V vaccine were not advised by doctors to become pregnant. Those who nevertheless decided to give birth to a baby, will stop vaccination, and the patient will be observed by doctors until the baby is born, RIA Novosti reports.