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Protect yourself and your child from flu

Protect yourself and your child from flu

By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) There are a lot of ways that you can keep yourself and your developing baby healthy dur ...
How to protect yourself and your baby against the flu

How to protect yourself and your baby against the flu

  Influenza (also called the flu) is a virus that can cause serious illness. It can be especially harmful to pregnant women. Pregnant wome ...
It’s time to schedule your flu shot

It’s time to schedule your flu shot

A new study published today showed that pregnant women who got the flu shot had an average of 40 percent less risk of being hospitalized from flu. ...
Antiviral medications for flu during pregnancy

Antiviral medications for flu during pregnancy

This year’s flu season has been particularly bad and shows no signs of letting up soon. Health complications from the flu, such as pneumonia, can be s ...
Take steps to prevent flu

Take steps to prevent flu

Flu activity increased again last week and the flu remains widespread throughout the United States. And according to CDC, flu activity is likely to re ...
Fever and pregnancy

Fever and pregnancy

A fever is an increase in your body temperature. It usually happens when you’re sick and is a sign that your body is fighting off an infection. The av ...
Worried about the flu?

Worried about the flu?

By now you’ve probably heard that flu activity is widespread throughout the United States. If you’re pregnant or have a baby, here’s some information ...
What’s the best way to protect against the flu this season?

What’s the best way to protect against the flu this season?

Answer: an annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect against this potentially serious disease. And the good news is that it's safe to get the flu ...
It’s time to get your flu shot

It’s time to get your flu shot

The flu is more than just a runny nose and sore throat, it can make you very sick. And since the flu shot is safe during pregnancy, now is the time to ...
It’s not too late to get a flu shot

It’s not too late to get a flu shot

You may think that flu season is almost over, but that is not the case. Flu activity is still increasing across the country and it is expected to cont ...