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Immunization & Pregnancy

Vaccines help keep a pregnant woman and her growing family healthy.

Vaccine Before
pregnancy
During
pregnancy
After
pregnancy
Type of
Vaccine
Hepatitis A Yes, if indicated Yes, if indicated Yes, if indicated Inactivated
Hepatitis B Yes, if indicated Yes, if indicated Yes, if indicated Inactivated
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Yes, if indicated, through 26 years of age No, under study Yes, if indicated, through 26 years of age Inactivated
Influenza IIV Yes Yes Yes Inactivated
Influenza LAIV (nasal spray) Yes, if less than 50 years of age and healthy; avoid conception for 4 weeks No Yes, if less than 50 years of age and healthy; avoid conception for 4 weeks Live
MMR Yes, if indicated, avoid conception for 4 weeks No Yes, if indicated, give immediately postpartum if susceptible to rubella Live
Meningococcal:

  • polysaccharide
  • conjugate
If indicated If indicated If indicated Inactivated
Inactivated
Pneumococcal
Polysaccharide
If indicated If indicated If indicated Inactivated
Tdap Yes, if indicated Yes, vaccinate during each pregnancy ideally between 27 and 36 weeks of gestation Yes, immediately postpartum, if not received previously Toxoid/ inactivated
Tetanus/Diphtheria Td Yes, if indicated Yes, if indicated, Tdap preferred Yes, if indicated Toxoid
Varicella Yes, if indicated, avoid conception for 4 weeks No Yes, if indicated, give immediately postpartum if susceptible Live

 

For information on all vaccines, including travel vaccines, use this table with www.cdc.gov/vaccines

Get an answer to your specific question by e-mailing cdcinfo@cdc.gov or calling 800-CDC-INFO (232-4636) • English or Spanish

Dear Patient,

Due to the high call volume, we are asking that only emergent issues contact our office. For all other inquires please use the Patient Portal as we will respond quicker. This is the fastest way for you to communicate with your provider.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of all the members of our community, there by adhering to CDC recommendations. In so doing, for the protection of patients and staff we are allowing ONLY PATIENTS to enter the office. NO visitors or children at this time.

Due the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, we are rescheduling patient’s routine appointments (i.e. Well Women Exam, Ultrasound, Mammography, Bone Density (DEXA)). Please do not call us, as we are inundated by phone calls, we will call you.

All OB patients we ask that you keep your appointment as scheduled, unless you feel ill. Our Triage Nurses are available by phone for your convenience.

In Good Health,
OCWMG Physicians