Flu Shots For Pregnant Women

Cold seasons is almost upon us and medical experts are strongly encouraging pregnant women to get a seasonal flu shot.
A new letter from ten professional organizeations notes the shot provides protection against the H1N1 virus as well as two strains of seasonal flu.
The vaccine also protects the new baby until he or she is old enough to get a flu shot, at six months old.
Experts say the flu shot has not been shown to cause harm to mom or child and is safe for women in any trimester as well as women who are breastfeeding.


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