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How Long After Rubella Vaccine Get Pregnant
At least 1 month: Since varicella is a live virus vaccine, it can hang around in your system for 4 weeks after administration. And since the worst effects of varicella exposure may occur in the first trimester (also right before delivery), it is best to make sure that month has completely gone by to be sure. Start taking your Folic Acid supplement now if conception is in the near future. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Confusing question: I'll assume you had the vaccine before pregnancy or early in life. If you have proper antibody levels to the viruses in the vaccine, it protects the fetus from injury or death if you developed the disease during pregnancy. Your OB can check antibody levels prior to any pregnancy & if normal you would not need another. ...Read more
See below: There is no specific waiting period.Get a more detailed answer ›
At least a month: If your rubella titer is non immune, you should receive a rubella vaccine at least 1 month before you become pregnant. Receiving it too close to your pregnancy may affect your unborn child. There are good guidelines on the CDC website to guide you along. Congratulations for thinking about the safety of your unborn child. ...Read more
I month: Cdc recommends waiting 1 month minimum after receiving live vaccine because of the theoretical risk to a fetus. No studies--have ever shown actual harm but cdc feels it prudent to be careful. In women who have had natural infection & fetus developed congenital varicella syndrome, the babies have had serious consequences. If vaccinated & pregnant by accident, baby should be fine but try to avoid. ...Read more
Often quickly: Many moms have found themselves pregnant at 3 months post partum having babies one year apart. If you are trying to get pregnant give your body a chance to recover first. Ideal spacing when you can do it is 12-15 months after birth of last chid so siblings are 2-3 years apart. ...Read more
No wait needed.: Tdap is recommended for intended parents prior to pregnancy. If someone is currently pregnant we recommend waiting until after 20 weeks, preferably in the third trimester. The vaccine is not a live vaccine so no worries about transmission to a pregnancy if you concieved in the near future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Until no longer ill: I hope your baby is at least 12 mos. Old as children should not get MMR before this. It is advised to not get it if currently ill so hopefully he/she is fully recovered before getting this. For detailed info on the MMR vaccine see http://www.Nvic.Org/vaccines-and-diseases/measles.Aspx don't get other vaccines at the same time. To read my essay on vaccination pros and cons: http://bit.Ly/16rdegh. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 26 weeks pregnant, can I get the whooping cough vaccine during pregnancy or wait till my baby is born? How long does the vaccine protect you?
Tdap - Pertussis : The tdap vaccine is recommended for all pregnant women at any gestational age. It is safe for pregnant women. It is preferably given from 27-36 weeks but anytime during pregnancy will confer adequate immunity. Immediate postpartum vaccination is recommended for women who miss the vaccine during pregnancy. This is a concerted effort to protect newborns from pertussis by "cocooning" the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Waiting: I assume you mean an uncomplicated miscarriage. Reasons include 1) your HCG level from the miscarriage must fall to zero, 2) you must resume ovulating, and 3) you must re-establish a cyclic endometrium. I recommend waiting 1 full cycle after an uncomplicated miscarriage and confirming the HCG has fallen. Many doctors recommend a longer wait, but it seems arbitrary to me after 1 cycle. ...Read more
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
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