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Understanding the Importance of Vaccines—Become a Supermom and Protect Yourself & Your Family

It’s easy to get confused by the large amount of conflicting information about vaccines. Learning the facts will help you understand the bottom line—vaccines are safe and vital for good health. If you are pregnant, it is even more important to protect yourself, your baby, and your family.

By educating yourself, you can become a Supermom of disease prevention— our vaccine handouts make it easy! They help to answer many questions about the flu vaccine and others. Please download our handouts and discuss vaccination with your health care provider so you can make informed decisions that are best for you.

Questions Women Have About Vaccines—Overview
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Understanding Vaccines During Pregnancy
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Vaccine
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Flu Vaccine
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Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Get the Facts!

Be a SuperMom Coloring Pages—You can download a PDF with 8 pages of Superhero-themed illustrations featuring the benefits of vaccinations to share with your young artist. [DownloadDownload PDFENGLISH VERSION] | [Download SPANISH VERSION]Download PDF

The links below provide more information to assist you in making informed decisions about vaccines. If you are a health care provider and would like additional resources about immunization, please go to the website of the American College of Nurse-Midwives at to Provider Information on Vaccines.

CDCImmunizations for Pregnant WomenLink to CDC Recommendations for Immunizations During Pregnancy

Autism is not linked to vaccinesarticle from Autism Science FoundationLink to Autisim Science Foundation

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Lung Association Influenza Vaccine InformationLink to ALA Flu Vaccine Information

Every Child by 2Link to

Sounds of Pertussis Prevention CampaignLink to

March of Dimes— Vaccinations during PregnancyLink to

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education CenterLink to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Information

Families Fighting FluLink to

Vacunas de inmunización Spanish language site with vaccine information, immunization schedules, videos and e-cards.Link to CDC Spanish Language Resources on Immunizations - Why pregnant women are at higher risk for influenza