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  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum Considerations

If a pregnant person inadvertently receives MMR vaccine, how should the patient be advised?

No specific action needs to be taken other than to reassure the pregnant person that no adverse outcomes are expected as a result of this vaccination. MMR vaccination during pregnancy is not a reason to terminate the pregnancy. You should consult with others in your healthcare setting to identify ways to prevent such vaccination errors in the future. Detailed information about MMR vaccination in pregnancy is included in the 2013 MMR ACIP statement, available at

Last reviewed: June 19, 2023

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