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

What is the recommended length of time a person who wishes to become pregnant should wait after receiving rubella (MMR) vaccine before becoming pregnant?

Although the MMR vaccine package insert recommends a 3-month deferral of pregnancy after MMR vaccination, CDC and ACIP recommend deferral of pregnancy for 4 weeks.

Last reviewed: June 19, 2023

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