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Top 3 reasons why pregnant women need the Tdap vaccine infographic


Pregnant? Top 3 Reasons Why You Need the Tdap Vaccine (Text Version)

[Photo of a smiling pregnant woman with a bandage from a vaccine on her shoulder.]

  1. The Tdap vaccine prevents whooping cough. This is a very serious, often life-threatening disease for babies.
  2. Getting the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy helps protect your newborn from whooping cough until the baby is old enough for his or her own vaccine.
  3. The Tdap vaccine is safe for both you and your fetus.

For the health of your baby:

Get the Tdap vaccine during every pregnancy between 27 and 36 weeks, as early in that window as possible.

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Learn more at www.immunizationforwomen.org.