“Flu Vaccine Bonus for Babies”

Pregnant women getting flu vaccine had babies with better outcomes

(dailyRx News) Receiving quality prenatal care means ensuring that you protect both yourself and your unborn child from disease. One recommendation for this is getting the flu vaccine.

A recent study found that pregnant women who received the flu vaccine had babies with better outcomes than women who did not get the vaccine.

The newborns were less likely to have a low birth weight or to be born early if their mothers had been vaccinated against the flu. Despite these benefits, the overall rate of flu immunization was low among the women studied.

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