The Flu Shot is Not Associated With an Increased Risk of Miscarriage

The Flu Shot is Not Associated With an Increased Risk of Miscarriage

In recent years, there has been controversy surrounding a possible link between the flu shot and miscarriage. Fortunately, a recent study has found the flu shot is not associated with an increased risk of miscarriage and there is no link between the flu vaccine and pregnancy loss. The study findings were recently presented to the […]

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What Women Need to Know About Contagious Diseases and Vaccination While Attempting to Conceive

woman getting a shot while receiving infertility treatment and trying to conceive

Immunization is an important part of care for women attempting to conceive and there are many misconceptions about this topic. What women need to know about contagious diseases and vaccination while attempting to conceive. Influenza Vaccination: Influenza continues to be serious threat in Massachusetts. Influenza vaccination is very important for women attempting to conceive. This […]

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Flu Vaccine And Pregnancy

flu vaccine and pregnancy

Flu season is upon us. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there were 40 million cases of influenza last year with 970,000 people hospitalized. We receive a lot of questions on the flu vaccine and pregnancy? Pregnant women and those contemplating or attempting pregnancy should get the flu shot due to […]

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The Flu Shot For Women Who Are Attempting To Conceive

Flu Vaccine During Infertility Treatment

Well, it’s flu shot season again and as always there many questions about the flu shot for women who are attempting to conceive. The CDC recommends that all healthy women receive the vaccine including those who are pregnant and attempting to conceive. Flu season in the U.S. begins in October and last until many although […]

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Flu Vaccination During Infertility Treatment

Flu Vaccine During Infertility Treatment

Flu season is upon us and it is important for all to heed the CDC message: Get vaccinated, stay at home if you are sick, and take medications if they are prescribed. Last year only 46% of the US population received the flu vaccine. ¬†Among pregnant women only 52% received vaccination while 92% of physicians […]

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Get Your Flu Vaccine Early This Year

Well, flu season will be here before you know it and the 2013-14 vaccine has recently become readily available. The CDC recommends that all women, including pregnant women receive the flu vaccine. So, certainly women who are trying to conceive should get their vaccine as soon as possible. The CDC recommends all of the inactivated […]

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