Did You Know? Influenza Vaccination of Pregnant Women Helps Infants

Published on in Parents PACK

According to a recent study in the journal Pediatrics, infants whose mothers received an influenza vaccine during pregnancy were less likely to experience flu-like illness during their first six months of life compared with infants of unimmunized moms.


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