• Vaccines for the

    Entire Family

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  • Measles Vaccine for

    Babies

    Protect your child against measles

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    Protect your child against measles
  • Vaccinate while

    Pregnant

    Vaccines are recommended before, during, and after pregnancy

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    Vaccines are recommended before, during, and after pregnancy
  • Vaccines before

    Pregnancy

    A healthy pregnancy starts before you are pregnant

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    A healthy pregnancy starts before you are pregnant
  • Reasons to

    Vaccinate

    Vaccines activate antibodies to help fight infection

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    Vaccines activate antibodies to help fight infection

  • Pre-Pregnancy

  • 1st Trimester

  • 2nd Trimester

  • 3rd Trimester

  • Infant

  • Toddler

  • Child

  • Pre-Teen

  • Adolescent

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    Did You Know?

    CDC recommends a Tdap vaccine for pregnant women during each pregnancy, between 27 and 36 weeks. A Tdap vaccine received during the third trimester conveys antibodies from the mother to the baby to help protect the newborn baby from pertussis (whooping cough).

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    CDC recommends a Tdap vaccine for pregnant women during each pregnancy, between 27 and 36 weeks. A Tdap vaccine received during the third trimester conveys antibodies from the mother to the baby to help protect the newborn baby from pertussis (whooping cough).
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    Did You Know?

    Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. If you're pregnant, a flu vaccine is your best protection against serious illness from the flu. Vaccines can protect pregnant women, their unborn babies, and newborns.

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    Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. If you
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    Did You Know?

    By surrounding a baby with only immunized people – relatives, siblings, friends, childcare providers - you cocoon the baby against serious infections.

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    By surrounding a baby with only immunized people – relatives, siblings, friends, childcare providers - you cocoon the baby against serious infections.
  • Protect Yourself and Your Baby from Measles

  • Measles is a highly infectious respiratory disease that can result in severe, sometimes permanent, complications including pneumonia, seizures (jerking and staring), brain damage, and death.


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