Tag: vaccines during pregnancy

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. ...
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 ...
New study: don’t skip your Tdap vaccine

New study: don’t skip your Tdap vaccine

The March of Dimes recommends pregnant women receive the Tdap vaccine at 27 to 36 weeks of pregnancy. This vaccine protects against pertussis (also ca ...
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 ...
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 ...
How vaccines work

How vaccines work

Vaccines protect you from diseases that can cause severe illness and even death. Vaccines work with your body’s immune system to help it recognize and ...
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 ...