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Whooping Cough and Pregnancy

 
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Be sure to talk to your trusted and experienced physician. Consider the risks and make the best informed decision you can with the information given and/or made available to you.

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Sources:
CDC Changes Position on whooping Cough Vaccine for Pregnant Women
The Imperfect Parent
http://www.imperfectparent.com/topics/2011/06/23/cdc-changes-position-on-whooping-cough-vaccine-for-pregnant-women/

Pertussis
PubMed Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002528/

U.S. Panel: Pregnant Moms Should Get Whooping Cough Vaccine
Healthland.time.com
http://healthland.time.com/2011/06/23/u-s-panel-pregnant-moms-should-get-whooping-cough-vaccine/

NY Officials Report Whooping Cough Outbreak
Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/article/APc16e3e796d63415eb82b1948c895c439.html?KEYWORDS=whooping+cough

Reviewed June 28, 2011
Edited by Alison Stanton

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