Tag: MMR vaccine

Vaccines help prevent serious diseases in your baby

Vaccines help prevent serious diseases in your baby

August is National Immunization Awareness Month It’s always better to prevent a disease than to treat it after it occurs. That’s why vaccines are s ...
Vaccines before, during and after pregnancy

Vaccines before, during and after pregnancy

Vaccines help protect you from diseases but during pregnancy you also pass this protection to your baby. That’s why if you’re pregnant, or planning to ...
National Infant Immunization Week and measles

National Infant Immunization Week and measles

April 27-May 4 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). This week each year we try to highlight the importance of vaccinating babies to protect th ...
Vaccination in Pregnancy: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Painful Decision

Vaccination in Pregnancy: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Painful Decision

By Beth Conover, APRN, CGC MotherToBaby Nebraska, UNMC   “I am 20 weeks pregnant…when is it safe to get my flu shot?”  The texted quest ...
Get vaccinated before pregnancy

Get vaccinated before pregnancy

If you’re planning a pregnancy, make sure that you are up-to-date on all of your vaccinations. Vaccinations contain medicine that makes you immune ...
Measles outbreak continues

Measles outbreak continues

Are you and your family immunized against measles? On my way to work today, I heard that the number of measles cases in the United States has conti ...
Do you have your measles vaccination?

Do you have your measles vaccination?

Measles is a disease that is easily spread and causes rash, cough and fever. In some cases, it can lead to diarrhea, ear infection, pneumonia, brain d ...