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Jackie asks:

I’m 18 and have already taken 2 cervical cancer vaccine shots and am scheduled to get my last one in December. I just found out I am 7 weeks pregnant. Will the vaccine harm my baby? Will I have problems or something like that? I read that pregnant women should not take the vaccine.  I am worried.

You ask about the effect of the cervical cancer vaccine on pregnancy.  You should not get the third shot while you are pregnant. The vaccine is not recommended for women who are pregnant.  So far in the ongoing registries, there is no evidence that the vaccine harms the baby. You should definitely talk to your doctor about your concerns, but I don't think you need to be overly worried. Good luck with your pregnancy. Make sure you see your doctor regularly while you are pregnant.

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