Pregnant women are being urged to get the Covid-19 vaccine once it's offered to them.

The Government has given the green light for the vaccine to be made available to expectant mums between 14 and 36 weeks gestation.

It comes on the back of NIAC updating its advice which previously suggested the jab only be given to pregnant women who worked in healthcare settings or were at risk of severe disease.

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, Dr Maeve Eogan explains why pregnant women should get vaccinated:

 

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