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Is it safe to get travel vaccines while pregnant?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
11 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on vaccine
It is best to consult a travel medicine/infectious disease specialist to see which vaccines are recommended for the area you plan to travel to.
Some vaccines contain live organisms and should not be given to pregnant women.

In brief: Depends on vaccine
It is best to consult a travel medicine/infectious disease specialist to see which vaccines are recommended for the area you plan to travel to.
Some vaccines contain live organisms and should not be given to pregnant women.
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
For some locations Yellow Fever vaccine is needed, it is a live vaccine and can be given to pregnant women in certain situations. Discuss this with your doctor.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes-for most
Traveling when pregnant requires planning for the health of both mother & baby.
If travel cannot be delayed, vaccines chosen for the destination should be given. Flu vaccine is recommended for all. Hepatitis a disease can cause mis-carriage so protection with vaccine is very important. Some will need typhoid, polio etc- even yellow fever (live vaccine) can be given. Consult your travel specialist.

In brief: Yes-for most
Traveling when pregnant requires planning for the health of both mother & baby.
If travel cannot be delayed, vaccines chosen for the destination should be given. Flu vaccine is recommended for all. Hepatitis a disease can cause mis-carriage so protection with vaccine is very important. Some will need typhoid, polio etc- even yellow fever (live vaccine) can be given. Consult your travel specialist.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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