Whooping cough and pregnancy: your questions answered on how to help protect your baby
Series : ImmunisationPublished : October 2016
Page Length : 8
Format : Booklet A5
Supplier : N/A
Publisher : Public Health England
Information leaflet to support the whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy programme. There is a lot of whooping cough around at the moment, and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk. Expectant mothers can help protect their babies by getting themselves vaccinated against whooping cough, usually after their twenty week scan.The leaflet provides in-depth information on: why the vaccine is needed, how maternal pertussis vaccination helps to protect babies from whooping cough, when expectant mothers can have the vaccine, and vaccine safety and efficacy.
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