What's new with the vaccine recommendations this year?

February 4, 2014 8:16 AM

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What's new with the vaccine recommendations this year?

Pregnant teens should receive the Tdap vaccine for each pregnancy to protect themselves and their babies against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, preferably during week 27 through week 36 of gestation, regardless of time since previous Td or Tdap vaccine, according to new vaccine recommendations released last week.

Each year, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Family Medicine and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists release up dated recommendations and schedules fo...

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