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I got a 3rd dose of MMR vaccine last Dec 3,2012. The doctor said that I'm not allowed to get pregnant 3 mos after the vaccine was given. Any other advice?

In Topics: Physical Health
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
May 13, 2013
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What the Expert Says:

The waiting period post immunization is 28 days for the MMR vaccine on the theoretical basis that it is a live-attenuated virus combination which may affect the fetus.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics

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