pregnantwoman_flushotA research study from the CDC has affirmed that flu vaccines for pregnant moms are good for two. Research has shown that expectant mothers that receive flu vaccines up to six months during their pregnancy provide their fetus(es) with immunity against flu-related illnesses. During the study, it was revealed that babies six months and younger with vaccinated mothers had a 70% decreased likelihood of being diagnosed with the flu virus and an 80% reduction in hospitalizations related to the flu. It presents a win-win system for mother and child, as infants six months and younger are far too young to be vaccinated.

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