Henry Ford Health doctor receives COVID vaccine while pregnant

Scientific data continues to verifying that getting a vaccine against COVID is not only safe, but highly advised.
Scientific data continues to verifying that getting a vaccine against COVID is not only safe, but highly advised.

DETROIT – Scientific data continues to verifying that getting a vaccine against COVID is not only safe, but highly advised.

The latest word coming from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and multiple scientific studies indicates there is more risk in not getting vaccinated.

Dr. Megan Weatherhead caught COVID from a patient, found out she was pregnant and had to make a difficult decision regarding vaccination.

When Weatherhead, an OB-GYN at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, pulled through, she did her research. While she had early reluctance to get vaccinated while pregant, the science said it was safe, so she was vaccinated at 30 weeks.

You can watch Paula Tutman’s full story in the video above.


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About the Author:

Paula Tutman is an Emmy award-winning journalist who came to Local 4 in 1992. She's a Peace Corps alum who spent her early childhood living in Sierra Leone, West Africa and Tanzania and East Africa.