Influenza Vaccine and Pregnancy

We strongly recommend that pregnant women be vaccinated for seasonal flu.  Please call our office to schedule your Flu shot, if you have not received it yet. Influenza is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Pregnant women have a higher risk for serious complications from influenza […]


Mosquito Bite Protection (Zika Virus Prevention)

Zika Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease (Zika) are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.


Pregnancy and Vaccinations

Vaccination is one of the many ways to help keep both mother and baby safe from disease. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommend that all women, including those pregnant and breastfeeding, receive both the influenza and Tdap vaccine at every pregnancy, which will protect both mother and newborn. If you have not received […]


Pertussis (Whooping cough) Vaccination in Pregnancy

We strongly recommend that pregnant women be vaccinated for Pertussiswith each pregnancy. Pertussis, commonly called whooping cough, is a highly contagious diseasewhich can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening complications in infants,especially within the first 6 month of life. In the recent years, there has beena dramatic and persistent increase in Pertussis disease in the UnitedStates. […]


Influenza Vaccine and Pregnancy

We strongly recommend that pregnant women be vaccinated for seasonal flu.  Please call our office to schedule your Flu shot, if you have not received it yet. Influenza is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Pregnant women have a higher risk for serious complications from influenza […]