Vaccines in Pregnancy
All pregnant patients, during any trimester, should receive the flu shot to prevent infection. Not only can the flu make you miserable, but it can be dangerous for you and your baby.
During flu season, Oakland Macomb Ob/Gyn is offering flu shots to all pregnant patients. They are also available at some pharmacies for a nominal fee. For more information on the flu shot.
Also, for pregnant patients: pertussis (whooping cough) is on the rise and can be very harmful to a newborn. Please get your Tdap vaccine update, after 28 weeks gestation, and have every member of your family and all caregivers for the baby get theirs, too. For more informatin on the pertussis vaccine.