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is the flu injection safe for pregnant women?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
FLU Shot: The flu shot is safe and is recommended to keep you and your unborn child safe.
Answered on May 4, 2013

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Do you mean the flu: Shot. Yes, it is recommended for pregnant women. The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Absolutely: In fact everyone recommends including acog and the cdc that pregnant women get flu shots.
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Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tamiflu,: oseltamivir phosphate, is ok.
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