For Spanish Speakers

Fact Sheets (Hojas informativas)

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

You Can Start Protecting Your Baby from Whooping Cough before Birth

You Can Start Protecting Your Baby from Whooping Cough before Birth pdf icon[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 pdf icon[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 and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent it [2 pages]
(Información para los padres: Tosferina (pertussis))
This web page describes symptoms of infection as well as benefits and risks of vaccination.

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)

Pull image information dynamically

Protect Your Baby from the Start pdf icon[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 pdf icon[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.)

Whooping Cough – Vaccinate to Protect

Whooping Cough – Vaccinate to Protect pdf icon[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.

Page last reviewed: November 18, 2019