Resources for Pregnant Women

Moms or caregivers, use these resources to learn more about vaccines. Clinicians can also use these resources to increase awareness of vaccinations for pregnant women.

Fact Sheets

Fact sheet: Pregnancy and Vaccination

Pregnancy and Vaccination pdf icon[2 pages]

Moms planning a pregnancy, currently pregnant, or who just had a baby, get the basics of vaccines for during, before and after pregnancy. Learn which vaccines are recommended, when to get them, and why they’re important.

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Fact sheet: You Can Start Protecting Your Baby from Whooping Cough before Birth

Start Protecting Baby from Whooping Cough before Birth pdf icon[2 pages]
Get the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy to pass antibodies to the baby before birth, so they’ll be born with protection against whooping cough.

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Fact sheet: Pregnancy? You Need a Flu Shot!

Pregnant Women Need a Flu Shot! pdf icon[2 pages]
Flu is a serious illness, especially for pregnant women. Learn why getting vaccinated during pregnancy is the best way to protect pregnant women and babies from the flu.

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The Adult Vaccine Assessment Tool

Vaccines quiz

Adults need vaccines too!
Vaccines are recommended for adults based on age, health condition, job, lifestyle, travel, and other factors. Use the Adult Vaccines Self-Assessment Tool to find out which vaccines may be recommended for you.

Videos

Video: The Journey of Your Child's Vaccine; illustration of mother holding infant

The Journey of Your Child’s Vaccine
Learn about the journey of a childhood vaccine’s development, from lab testing through safety monitoring.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips

Healthy Pregnancy Tips Videos
Vaccination is one pregnancy milestone among many. Find out how flu and whooping cough (Tdap) vaccines fit into the journey of motherhood.

Protection from Whooping Cough

Protection from Whooping Cough
Learn why Laura decided to get the whooping cough vaccine in her 3rd trimester and how her baby girl was born with some protection against the disease.

Useful List

Vaccines & Pregnancy: Top 7 Things You Need to Know.

Vaccines & Pregnancy: Top 7 Things You Need to Know
Read the top seven things you need to know about vaccines and pregnancy.

Page last reviewed: December 16, 2019