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Should I get a mumps vaccine if I am pregnant?

If you are pregnant, you should not get a mumps vaccine. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of getting a mumps vaccine. Introducing the live virus into your body may harm your unborn baby. If you are not pregnant and get the mumps vaccine, avoid getting pregnant for at least 28 days. Talk to your doctor about additional concerns you may have about pregnancy.  

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