Consider Which Pregnant Women Need Pertussis Vaccine

You'll hear more about giving women Tdap vaccine during pregnancy...to decrease the risk of whooping cough in newborns.

Infants are at the highest risk of severe and fatal pertussis in their first 8 weeks...before they start getting pertussis vaccines. Plus, pertussis cases are rising.

U.S. guidelines advise giving Tdap (Adacel, Boostrix) to all women during each pregnancy. But the situation is a bit different in Canada.

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