Doctor insights on:
Tdap Vaccines In Pregnant Women
Get one : The cdc currently recommends all pregnant women receive the tdap vaccine in each pregnancy regardless of their last dose. It can be given at any time with the optimal timing being between 27-36 weeks to maximize the moms antibody response which provides passive immunity to the infant. This provides protection against this deadly disease for the mom and baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Category C: The tdap is considered a category c drug during pregnancy. This basically means there is no specific evidence of fetal harm if taken. Some practitioners wait until the second trimester to give it out of extra caution, but it is truly a good investment in your babies health. It adds a bit of pertussis protection to the antibodies you give baby & helps until they can get their first one at 2m. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scraped arm on rusty gate. No bleeding. Cleaned thoroughly. Tdap 8 years.. MD recommendation for no vaccinations due to autoimmune. Is this a problem?
You are fine: Tdap is good for 10 years. In addition, you should talk to an immunologist to clear the way for a booster dose soon. Autoimmune is not a contraindication to vaccine. Clear this with your immunologist/rheumatologist. ...Read more
NOT HARMFUL: No it is not harmfulGet a more detailed answer ›
Should be fine: If a person gets 2 tdap vaccinations in the same year (because she did not have a record of the first shot), she most likely will just get better antibody levels (more protection). Maybe the second shot can lead to more temporary soreness at the shot site in the arm, but many people have little or no soreness at all after shots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood test shows high lymphocites: 48%. Just had Tdap vaccine 1 week prior to bloodwork... Could this be the cause? 28 year old female. WBC=4.8K/ul
Should you and is it completely safe to get the TDAP and flu vaccines when about 33 1/2 WK pregnant?
Yes It is recommende: Tdap Vaccine contains antigen for thre diseases T for Tatanus D for Diptheria P for Pertusis (Whooping Cough)I It is recmmended to be given to Pregnant Mothers between 27 and 36 weeks of gestation to pass the passive immunity for Pertussis to the New Born Even if she has had this vaccine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes. TDap is safe in pregnancy and is recommended to be given to all pregnant women between 27 and 36 weeks. It most importantly protects from Pertussis, or the "whooping cough" and allows for transfer of antibodies from you to your baby through the placenta and then through breastfeeding. This is important as your baby cannot get fully vaccinated in the first few months of life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What are the best foods for pregnant women?
- What are the good food for pregnant women?
- What are the options in hormone therapy for women with history of blood clots?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What are the good fruits for a pregnant women?
- What are the symptoms for gonorrhea in women?
- What are the best foods for pregnant women to eat?
- What are the best fruits for pregnant women?
- Talk to a pediatrician online