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Pregnancy during rabipure vaccanitation

hi
This is Payal,I had my last periods on 10th Feb 2016,and i missed it on march 10th, on 21st march i tested for with positive result of pregnancy.but i have a query as i have a pet bite n it is vaccinated, but still after consulting with doctor i vaccinated with Rabipur with 5 doses.Now the vaccination stared from 7th feb 2016 and ended at 6th march.and at that period of time i got the pregnancy too.So i was worried is there any adverse affect on fetus?? will it effect may baby?? plz suggest.
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From the CDC:Rabies
Because of the potential consequences of inadequately managed rabies exposure, pregnancy is not considered a contraindication to postexposure prophylaxis. Certain studies have indicated no increased incidence of abortion, premature births, or fetal abnormalities associated with rabies vaccination. If the risk of exposure to rabies is substantial, pre-exposure prophylaxis also might be indicated during pregnancy. Rabies exposure or the diagnosis of rabies in the mother should not be regarded as reasons to terminate the pregnancy.
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You have mentioned certain studies have indicated no increased incidence of abortion, premature birth or fetal abnormalities associated with rabies vaccination, is this means most of the studies can also have some abnormalities? i m really very worried.i can conceive without any hesitation?
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