Is the flu vaccine safe for pregnant women? Absolutely.
Influenza (flu) is one of the common viral illnesses, but it can lead to potentially serious illness during pregnancy.
Due to changes in the immune, respiratory and circulatory systems during pregnancy, pregnant women and post-partum (up to two weeks after delivery) women are at high risk of serious flu complications and are more likely to be hospitalized than women who are not pregnant.
The flu may be harmful for a pregnant woman's developing baby. Fever, a common symptom of the flu, can increase the risk of... Read More »