Pregnant? Top 3 Reasons Why You Need the Tdap Vaccine
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.]
- The Tdap vaccine prevents whooping cough. This is a very serious, often life-threatening disease for babies.
- 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.
- 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.
Learn more at www.immunizationforwomen.org.