Tag: Tdap vaccine

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 ...
Vaccines during pregnancy can help protect you and your baby from infections

Vaccines during pregnancy can help protect you and your baby from infections

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. This week’s focus is on vaccines for pregnant women. If you are pregnant, certain vaccines can ...
What vaccines do you need before, during, and after pregnancy?

What vaccines do you need before, during, and after pregnancy?

If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, it is very important to make sure that you are up-to-date on all of your vaccinations. Vaccines help prot ...
Colds and pregnancy

Colds and pregnancy

You know the symptoms—a runny nose, sore throat, stuffy head, coughing, and congestion. Catching a cold while you are pregnant won’t hurt you or your ...
Thinking about pregnancy? Think about vaccines.

Thinking about pregnancy? Think about vaccines.

Vaccines aren’t just for children. Adults need to get vaccinated too! And if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, it is very important to make su ...
Did you get your pertussis vaccine?

Did you get your pertussis vaccine?

Pertussis, also referred to as whooping cough, is a respiratory infection that is easily spread and very dangerous for a baby. Pertussis can cause sev ...
Vaccinations before, during and after pregnancy

Vaccinations before, during and after pregnancy

If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, it is very important to make sure that you are up-to-date on all of your vaccinations. Vaccines help prot ...

Getting the Tdap vaccine

My husband and I were watching the news last night and we saw a story about pertussis (whooping cough) and how cases could reach their highest level i ...