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Mmr Prior To Pregnancy
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
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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
Not recommended: Neither of them are recommended because of possible harmful effect to the developing fetus, although not well documented. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Women in their childbearing years need to pay attention to their risk of congenital rubella. This will not affect your pregnancy if you show active antibodies from prior vaccine or illness. OBGYN's routinely screen patients for antibody and suggest a booster if the antibody level is too low. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could happen if you don't have the MMR jab? I know you could get the illnesses (measles, mumps and rubella) but is there anything else?
Long term issues: Measles:can cause encephalitis with brain damage in 1/1000 and death in 3/1000 cases. Mumps can cause pregnancy loss, male sterility, mild encephalitis, other problems and occasional death in adults. Rubella, while relatively mild in most, occasionally produces encephalitis in the patient.It is well known for producing miscarriage, birth defects and mental retardation in infants infected in the womb. ...Read more
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