Tag: influenza

How you can protect your baby against the flu

How you can protect your baby against the flu

Influenza (also called flu) is a virus that can cause serious illness. It’s more than just a runny nose and sore throat. The flu can cause serious ...
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. ...
A flu shot during pregnancy can protect you and your baby

A flu shot during pregnancy can protect you and your baby

In recognition of CDC’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), March of Dimes is participating in a blog relay with a “Focus on the Family” theme ...
It’s time to get your flu shot…again

It’s time to get your flu shot…again

Influenza (also called flu) is a serious disease. It’s more than just a runny nose and sore throat. The flu can make you very sick, and it can be espe ...
Flu is dangerous for certain people

Flu is dangerous for certain people

You’ve all heard it: get your flu shot. It is on our blog, website, and everyone from the CDC, FDA, AAP, ACOG, doctors, and other notable organization ...
Test your flu knowledge – true or false?

Test your flu knowledge – true or false?

You can catch the flu from the flu shot. FALSE.  The flu (influenza) shot is made up of inactivated (dead) flu virus. It does not contain any live ...
Your child’s vaccinations

Your child’s vaccinations

April 20-27 is National Infant Immunization Week, so today we’re here to remind you of the importance of getting your little one all the vaccines she ...