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Will the COVID-19 vaccine affect my fertility?

The short answer is NO!

Current data and studies indicate that the COVID-19 vaccines do not affect your ability to become pregnant or to carry a pregnancy to term. In fact, experts in Canada recommend vaccination, whether you are pregnant now or planning to become pregnant in the future.

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What works to relieve needle pain and fear?

The short answer is: lots of things!

No matter your age, there are evidence-backed techniques for dealing with everything from needle pain and anxiety to fainting (vasovagal response) and needle phobia (trypanophobia).

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Should I consider getting vaccinated against COVID-19?

The short answer is YES!

Getting fully vaccinated is the best protection you can give yourself.

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Was the COVID-19 vaccine research rushed?

The short answer is NO!

The science behind the new COVID-19 vaccines has not been rushed. In fact, these vaccines are building on decades of scientific research.

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