Posts Tagged ‘ Vaccines ’

Panel Advises Pregnant Women To Get Whooping Cough Vaccine

By admin
October 29, 2012

After a frightening resurgence of whooping cough this year, an expert panel is urging expecting mothers to get a shot preventing the dreaded childhood disease, preferably in the last three months of her pregnancy to help protect her baby. The advice comes on the heels of one of the nation's worst years for whooping cough ... read more


Flu Shots During Pregnancy May Be Beneficial To Babies

By admin
February 22, 2012

According to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), vaccinating pregnant women against the influenza virus appears to have a significant positive effect on birth weight in babies. The study, part of the Mother'sGift project on the safety and effectiveness of pneumococcal and influenza vaccines in pregnant women, examined 340 healthy ... read more