Vaccines to Expect when you’re expecting, and why

Of the many concerns that pregnant women face, vaccines are high on that list. Pregnant women have a uniquely altered immune system meant to accommodate the growing foetus which is considered foreign. The changes make pregnant women prone to high risk of infectious diseases. They must get vaccinations against influenza and whooping cough.

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http://theconversation.com/vaccines-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-and-why-50587

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