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 Beninati talks about COVID vaccines and temporary cycle changes on NBC-15

Beninati talks about COVID vaccines and temporary cycle changes on NBC-15

A new study published in the Green Journal found that COVID vaccines can cause brief, temporary changes to menstrual cycles. Michael Beninati, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine joined NBC-15 Madison to explain why those temporary cycle changes are not cause for alarm and do not indicate future fertility issues.“But MD Michael Beninati, an OBGYN at UW H... more
 Beninati discusses COVID vaccines and fertility on CBS 58

Beninati discusses COVID vaccines and fertility on CBS 58

A recent study in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that COVID-19 vaccination does not affect future fertility. Michael Beninati, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine appeared on CBS 58 News to help explain what people need to know about COVID vaccination and fertility.In the interview, Beninati emphasized that pregnant people are at higher risk ... more
 Beninati shares CDC recommendations on COVID vaccines and pregnancy with UW Health, area news

Beninati shares CDC recommendations on COVID vaccines and pregnancy with UW Health, area news

Michael Beninati, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has been helping combat COVID vaccine and pregnancy misinformation a lot over the last few months. He recently appeared in a UW Health video explaining why COVID vaccines are recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding people, which aired on many Wisconsin news stations.Beninati’s recommendation was s... more

Women’s Healthcast: Beninati dispels COVID vaccine myths

Vaccines for COVID-19 became available in late 2020, and were immediately followed by a rash of myths and misinformation online. Many of the most pervasive myths – that the vaccine causes infertility, that it’s unsafe for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding, that it can cause miscarriage – are specifically focused on women’s health and reproductive health. Michael Beni... more
 Beninati presents on obstetric critical care to Indiana University Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Beninati presents on obstetric critical care to Indiana University Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

On May 13, 2021, Michael Beninati, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, presented a lecture to the Indiana University Department of Medicine’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program. Beninati, who is fellowship trained in surgical critical care as well as maternal-fetal medicine, discussed pulmonary changes in pregnancy with more than 70 attende... more
 Beninati discusses COVID vaccines and pregnancy with WISC-TV News 3 Now

Beninati discusses COVID vaccines and pregnancy with WISC-TV News 3 Now

To help answer common questions about COVID-19, vaccination and pregnancy, Michael Beninati, MD of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, spoke with WISC-TV News 3 Now. In the interview, Beninati clarified vaccine advice from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and discussed pregnancy-related data that is available so far: “He said the CDC is tracking side eff... more
 Beninati to discuss COVID vaccines and women’s health on News 3 Now, Fox 47

Beninati to discuss COVID vaccines and women’s health on News 3 Now, Fox 47

Tune in to WISCTV / News 3 Now at 5:30pm or 10pm on Sunday, April 18 to catch Michael Beninati, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, discussing how COVID and COVID vaccines can affect women’s health! Beninati’s segment will also run in the 9pm newscast on Fox 47 News on Sunday. After it airs, the segment will be available on Channel 3000. You can also w... more
 Jacobson publishes on severe COVID infection in pregnancy in Case Reports in Women’s Health

Jacobson publishes on severe COVID infection in pregnancy in Case Reports in Women’s Health

A new article by Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellow Jennifer Jacobson, MD outlines treatment of a severe COVID-19 infection in a pregnant patient, offering insight into care for other such patients in the future. “Use of dexamethasone, remdesivir, convalescent plasma and prone positioning in the treatment of severe COVID-19 infection in pregnancy: A case report” is online now, ... more