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Should expecting dad and i both be vaccinated for pertussis before the arrival of our newborn?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Certainly yes

Grandma and grandpa as well.
Over 80 percent of pertussis in infants are traced to close family member.

In brief: Certainly yes

Grandma and grandpa as well.
Over 80 percent of pertussis in infants are traced to close family member.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Prenatal transfer

The vaccination policy for expectant mothers is based on transfer of antibodies via the placenta to your newborn before birth.
At age two months the baby will receive her or his first set of immunizations. Congratulations, and having all caregivers vaccinated is also a good idea, if they can receive the vaccinations.

In brief: Prenatal transfer

The vaccination policy for expectant mothers is based on transfer of antibodies via the placenta to your newborn before birth.
At age two months the baby will receive her or his first set of immunizations. Congratulations, and having all caregivers vaccinated is also a good idea, if they can receive the vaccinations.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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