For Spanish Speakers

These Spanish-language materials focus on whooping cough (pertussis) symptoms, diagnosis, and prevention.

Fact Sheets (Hojas informativas)

You Can Start Protecting Your Baby from Whooping Cough before Birth

You Can Start Protecting Your Baby from Whooping Cough before Birth Cdc-pdf[1.30 MB, 2 pages]
(Puedes empezar a proteger a tu bebé de la tosferina desde antes del nacimiento)
This fact sheet explains that when pregnant women get the whooping cough vaccine during their third trimester, they will pass antibodies to their babies before birth. This allows babies to be born with protection against whooping cough.

Tdap Vaccine for Preteens and Teens: Information for Parents

Tdap Vaccine for Preteens and Teens: Information for Parents Cdc-pdf[1 page]
(Información para los padres: La vacuna Tdap para preadolescentes y adolescentes)
This 8-1/2″ x 11″ fact sheet answers general questions about the booster shot that protects preteens and teens.

Whooping Cough for Parents: In Depth

Whooping Cough for Parents: The Basics Cdc-pdf[2 pages]
(Información para los padres: Tosferina (pertussis))
This 8-1/2″ x 11″ fact sheet describes symptoms of infection as well as benefits and risks of vaccination.

Whooping Cough for Parents: In Depth

Whooping Cough for Parents: In Depth
(Tosferina (pertussis) para los padres: Informe detallado)
This 8-1/2″ x 11″ fact sheet offers a story from a family affected by whooping cough. It also describes symptoms of infection, benefits and risks of vaccination, details about the vaccine, and history of the disease.

Flyer (Volante)

Whooping Cough Is Spreading in Your Community

Whooping Cough Is Spreading in Your Community Cdc-pdf[1 page] Updated Sep 2013
(La tosferina se está propagando en su comunidad)
This 8-1/2″ x 11″ flyer highlights seriousness of whooping cough and summarizes vaccine recommendations for the entire family.

Infographic (Infografía)

Protect Babies from Whooping Cough infographic

Protect Babies from Whooping Cough
(Proteja a los bebés contra la tosferina)
Whooping cough can be deadly for babies. Learn how to protect them through vaccination.

Whooping Cough Infographic Web Buttons
(Botones de infografías en Internet sobre la tosferina)
Also available are web buttons that link to the infographic that you can use on your Web site, social network profile, or blog.

Matte Releases (or Formatted Articles) (Comunicado de prensa (o artículos listos para publicación))

Grandparents Can Help Protect Against Whooping Cough with Tdap Vaccine

Grandparents Can Help Protect Against Whooping Cough with Tdap Vaccine Cdc-pdf[1 page] Updated 1/10/2014
(Los abuelos pueden ayudar a proteger a sus nietos contra la tosferina con la vacuna Tdap)
Babies who get whooping cough often catch it from family members, including grandparents, who may not even know they have whooping cough. Before you cuddle with your new, little bundle, it’s important to get a Tdap vaccine.

Whooping Cough Cases Are on the Rise – Be Protected

Grandparents Can Help Protect Against Whooping Cough with Tdap Vaccine Cdc-pdf[1 page] Updated 1/10/2014
(Los abuelos pueden ayudar a proteger a sus nietos contra la tosferina con la vacuna Tdap)
Babies who get whooping cough often catch it from family members, including grandparents, who may not even know they have whooping cough. Before you cuddle with your new, little bundle, it’s important to get a Tdap vaccine.

Podcasts

Born with Protection against Whooping Cough

Born with Protection against Whooping Cough (3:14 minutes, Date Released: 4/13/2015)
(Haz que tu bebé nazca protegido contra la tosferina)
This podcast provides information about whooping cough, a disease that can be deadly for babies, and CDC’s recommendation that all women receive the Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of every pregnancy so their babies can be born with protection from this serious disease.

Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommendation for Babies and Young Children

Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommendation for Babies and Young Children (4:02 minutes, Date Released: 4/13/2015)
(Recomendación sobre la vacuna contra la tosferina para los bebés y niños pequeños)
This podcast provides information about whooping cough and the recommendation that all children receive the DTaP vaccine, according to CDC’s recommended schedule, to help protect them from this serious disease.

Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommendation for Preteens and Teens

Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommendation for Preteens and Teens (3:23 minutes, Date Released: 4/13/2015)
(Recomendación sobre la vacuna contra la tosferina para los preadolescentes y adolescents)
This podcast provides information about whooping cough and the recommendation that all preteens receive the Tdap vaccine when they are 11 or 12 to help protect them from this serious disease.

Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (3:24 minutes, Date Released: 4/13/2015)
(Reconocimiento y prevención de la tosferina)
This podcast provides information about the symptoms of whooping cough and how vaccines can help prevent this serious disease for people of all ages. It is especially important for those who will have close contact with a baby to be up to date with their whooping cough vaccine.

Posters (Afiches)

Protect Your Baby from the Start

Protect Your Baby from the Start Cdc-pdf[1.27 MB, 1 page]
(Vacúnate contra la tosferina en el tercer trimestre de embarazo)
This 18″ x 24″ poster explains that when pregnant women get the whooping cough vaccine during their third trimester, they will pass antibodies to their babies before birth. This allows babies to be born with protection against whooping cough.

(If you want high-resolution formats for commercial printing in English and Spanish, please e-mail us at mvpdb@cdc.gov.)

Mom, You'll Always Protect Your Little Miracle

Mom, You’ll Always Protect Your Little Miracle Cdc-pdf[1.41 MB, 1 page]
(Mamá tú siempre protegerás a tu pequeño milagro)
This 18″ x 24″ poster explains that when pregnant women get the whooping cough vaccine during their third trimester, they will pass antibodies to their babies before birth. This allows babies to be born with protection against whooping cough.

(If you want high-resolution formats for commercial printing in Spanish, please e-mail us at mvpdb@cdc.gov.)

Protect Babies from Whooping Cough

Protect Babies from Whooping CoughCdc-pdf [3.84 MB, 1 page]
(Proteja a los bebés contra la tosferina)
This 11″ x 17″ poster talks about three steps families can take to protect newborn babies from whooping cough.

Whooping Cough – Vaccinate to Protect

Whooping Cough – Vaccinate to Protect Cdc-pdf[1 page]
(Tosferina – Vacúnate ahora)
This 17″ x 11″ poster summarizes whooping cough vaccine recommendations.

Public Service Announcement (Anuncios de servicio público)

Whooping Cough Public Service Announcement

Whooping Cough Public Service Announcement (0:30 minutes, Date Released: 4/13/2015)
(Anuncio de servicio público sobre la tosferina)
This 30 second PSA encourages pregnant women to get the whooping cough vaccine, called Tdap, during the third trimester of each pregnancy in order to pass antibodies to their babies so they are born with protection against this serious disease.

Web Features (Especiales en el sitio web)

Are You Pregnant? Get Tdap during Your Third Trimester

Are You Pregnant? Get Tdap during Your Third Trimester
(¿Está embarazada? Reciba la Tdap en su tercer trimester)
Only you can give your baby protection against whooping cough before your little one is born. Talk to your doctor or midwife so that he/she will give you the Tdap vaccine during your third trimester.

Protect Babies against Whooping Cough

Help Protect Babies against Whooping Cough
(Proteja a los bebés contra la tosferina (pertussis))
Whooping cough is very contagious and can make people very sick, especially babies that are too young to have received all of their own vaccines. Protect babies against whooping cough by getting vaccinated and making sure your child gets all of his/her vaccines.