A Missouri woman who got vaccinated during her pregnancy gave birth to a baby girl with COVID-19 antibodies.

Katelyn Huber was looking for a way to protect her unborn child, and now confidently vouches that vaccines are a "two-for-one" solution for mothers and babies.

Huber said she spoke with her doctor and nurses and they "all suggested that the risks associated with COVID far outweighed any risk associated with the vaccine."

Huber was pregnant with her daughter Nora when she got vaccinated for COVID-19.

"Pregnant women who are getting the vaccine not only are protected themselves but it has been shown that that antibody that’s produced crosses over and is with the baby," explained Dr. Gregory Potts, OB/GYN at Mercy Clinic Women’s Health.

"We find it in the cord blood, we find it in babies, so we’re kinda getting a two-for-one here. We’re getting protection for mom and at least some temporary protection for baby."

It is unclear how long these antibodies will remain present in the bodies of the newborns and how long they will continue to fight against the virus, Potts said.

Since no vaccine has received authorization to be used in patients younger than 12, pregnant women getting vaccinated is the only known way to get the newborns protected from the deadly virus.

Huber shared her story in collaboration with Mercy Clinic Women's Health in Washington, Missouri, hoping that her experience will help other expecting mothers.

"I hope that seeing Nora and seeing how happy and healthy she is giving them a little bit of peace of mind to make that decision," Huber said.

In July, Actress Emmy Rossum, best known for her role on the Showtime series, Shameless, had revealed that her then-2-month-old baby girl was born with COVID-19 antibodies.

"When I was pregnant I got vaccinated," Rossum wrote in an Instagram post. "Not only did we have a healthy, beautiful baby girl but we also just learned our daughter now has antibodies... In short, stop being an irresponsible idiot and get the vaccine."

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