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Date: October 12, 2022


Time: 12:00 PM EST



Commonly-Asked Questions About Covid-19 mRNA Vaccines in Pregnancy and Fertility: How to Engage your Patient in Dialogue and Address the Difficult Questions


Presenter: Dr. Eliana Castillo

Dr. Eliana Castillo is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary in Canada. Her medical and academic practice focuses on reproductive infectious diseases and implementation science. She is an emerging leader on vaccination in pregnancy and partners with patients to understand their journey during pregnancy, focusing on opportunities to engage in a dialogue about interventions that we know can protect mothers and babies, like vaccinations. She works with the National Advisory Committee for Immunization, Society of Obstetrics and Gyneacologists of Canada and the Canadian Association for Immunization Research, Evaluation and Education. She completed her fellowships at the University of British Columbia and the Pontificia Javeriana University in Colombia, South America.




  • Identify commonly asked questions about covid 19 vaccines during the perinatal period
  • Summarize guidelines & supporting clinical evidence
  • Illustrate practical strategies to engage in patient conversation and to protect patients




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Past Webinar Recordings



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January 11 – Towards a National Perinatal Mental Health Strategy


February 9 – Breaking the Cycle of Pain: Helping Women Navigate the Symptoms of Endometriosis


April 27 – Preserving the Time to Bond


June 21 – Promoting the Well-Being of Nurses: Sleeping with Science


September 14 – Covid-19 Infection and Vaccination During Pregnancy



January 21 – Hémorragie Postpartum (French Webinar)


January 28 – Impacted Fetal Head


February 10 – Induction of Labour


February 22 – Trauma Informed Care


March 31 – Impacted Fetal Head


April 27 – Neonatal Skin Care


May 5 – COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy


May 19 – Health Outcomes and Experiences of WOmen with Disabilities in Ontario


June 8 – Multidisciplinary Team Challenges to Caring for Newborns with HIE


June 15 – Obesity in Pregnancy


December 8 – Vaccine Hesitancy: Best Practices in Moving Towards Vaccine Confidence

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