Publication date: 
May 2017
Last updated: 
12 April 2018
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

Vaccinate against flu – Protect your baby too. What expectant mothers need to know.

This fact sheet provides key messages about the benefits and safety of flu vaccination during pregnancy including the following topics:

  • Influenza is a serious disease, particularly for mums and babies.
  • Influenza vaccination protects your baby.
  • Protection for pregnant women can be improved.
  • Influenza vaccines are safe in pregnancy.
  • Influenza vaccination is recommended as part of standard antenatal care.

Further reading and references are included.

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