Pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccination

Document first published:
Page updated:
Publication type:

Actions and guidance for all vaccination sites and maternity services in England to ensure that all eligible pregnant women are able to make an informed choice about receiving vaccination for COVID-19.


This checklist should be used by health professionals obtaining consent at vaccination sites for all women of childbearing age.



Letter from Matthew Jolly, National Clinical Director for Maternity and Women’s Health, and Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE, Chief Midwifery Officer and National Maternity Safety Champion, asking maternity services to take actions to identify eligible pregnant and invite them appropriately for vaccination, while enabling them to make an informed choice about receiving it. Published 19 March 2021.