Tag: vaccines

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 ...
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 ...
Vaccines and your baby

Vaccines and your baby

Vaccinations can help your baby have a healthy start in life. When your baby gets on-time vaccinations, he gets protection from serious diseases. Most ...
Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

April 21-28 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to highlight the benefits and importance of immunizations. Vaccines are proven to be ...

Fact vs. fiction: the truth about vaccines

Vaccines are important. They help protect your baby from serious childhood diseases and help keep children healthy. Vaccines work by helping children ...
Join the blog-a-thon for NIIW

Join the blog-a-thon for NIIW

This week is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to talk about vaccines. Do you remember mumps? How about chicken pox? For so many chi ...