Getting Shots During Pregnancy

With flu cases popping up around town and many families heading to get their flu shots to help protect themselves from contracting it, you’re likely wondering what you can do to protect yourself and your baby. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in order to help protect the both of you, they recommend that you get a whooping cough and flu vaccine during each pregnancy. In fact, the CDC has guidelines for the vaccines you need before, during, and after pregnancy. However, it is crucial that you speak with your healthcare provider before you get any vaccinations.