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Mmr before pregnancy i got the MMR when i was little now im planning to have a baby do I need to get the MMR again ? Thanks

Mmr before pregnancy

i got the MMR when i was little now im planning to have a baby do I need to get the MMR again ? Thanks

Depends: You can have a screening test done that will see if you have a protective antibody level from your childhood vaccine.If you do, you will not need to repeat the vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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For how many months should pregnancy be avoided after MMR vaccine?

For how many months should pregnancy be avoided after MMR vaccine?

One month: You are supposed to delay conception for 28 days after receiving the MMR vaccine. However, this is based only on a theoretical risk. In reality, no evidence of a problem has occurred in women who received MMR and became pregnant soon afterwards. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pregnancy and rubella vaccination (mmr).?

Can you tell me about pregnancy and rubella vaccination (mmr).?

Potential risk: MMR vaccination is not recommended for pregnant women. There have been a few cases who accidentally received the vaccine, however, the pregnancy outcome was not adversely affected, i.e., none of the offspring had congenital defects. ...Read more

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Is getting MMR shot 1 month and 13 days before pregnancy safe to baby? Actually i got rubella vaccine when i was child am i immune to this MMR ?

Is getting MMR shot 1 month and 13 days before pregnancy safe to baby?
 Actually i got rubella vaccine when i was child am i  immune to this MMR ?

Yes: Many ob's will do a rubella antibody test to see if your childhood vaccine has actually kept you immune. Years ago when only one was given, as many as 5-10% may not have been fully protected. The issue is so important a repeat is considered proper if your levels are low. The shot does its thing in the first 2wks after its given so 6 weeks out you have no reason to worry about it. ...Read more

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Pregnancy after how many months of taking MMR vaccine is safe? Is it 1 month or 3 months? Various medical websites gives different answers. What is the actual period till which pregnancy needs to be avoided? Is it 3 months or 1 month?

Pregnancy after how many months of taking MMR vaccine is safe? Is it 1 month or 3 months? Various medical websites gives different answers. What is the actual period till which pregnancy needs to be avoided? Is it 3 months or 1 month?

I : I see what you mean! the recommendations according to the center for disease control (cdc) and the american college of obstetrics and gynecology (acog) are to wait 1 month after vaccination with the MMR to become pregnant. The recommendation from the american academy of pediatrics (aap) and merck, the vaccine manufacturer is to wait 3 months. All 4 are excellent sources of reliable information. My recommendation is to play it safe and wait the 3 months after vaccination to become pregnant or ask the opinion of your ob/gyn. Good luck! ...Read more

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What risks are associated with the MMR and chicken pox vaccines during pregnancy?

What risks are associated with the MMR and chicken pox vaccines during pregnancy?

Not recommended: Neither of them are recommended because of possible harmful effect to the developing fetus, although not well documented. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mmr?

What is the definition or description of: mmr?

Immunization shot: This is a combination of mumps, measles, and rubella. Commonly given in infancy, and then a booster shot given later. The booster could be in 6th grade, some other grade, when discovered non-immune at pregnancy, or otherwise mandated by your state. If you have escaped all of these opportunities, and only remember your childhood vaccines, seek out a booster shot at your annual physical. ...Read more

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I've done had my mmr's, but have to get a titter? What is that exactly?

I've done had my mmr's, but have to get a titter? What is that exactly?

antibody level: A titer is basically just a blood test to gauge how strong the antibody level is in your system to a specified agent.The higher the tighter, the better the protection. A low or absent titer would mean no active protection against that disease. ...Read more

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Eggs and MMR injection?

Eggs and MMR injection?

No Contraindication: There is no contraindication even if you are allegy to eggs.It is safe ...Read more

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Dr. Brandon Greene
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Mmr (Definition)

It is a comination vaccine to prevent three diseases ...Read more