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Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces the occurrence of infant pertussis


A study reviewed more than 675,000 pregnancies in the US to determine if the Tdap vaccine given to a mother will reduce the chances of her child developing pertussis during the first 18 months of life. The results show a decrease in overall cases of pertussis, and most notably, in pertussis hospitalization in infants whose mothers were immunized during pregnancy.

Source: ScienceDaily

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Morning sickness: 10 tips to relieve it


Morning sickness is often one of the first signs of pregnancy. It is a common complaint, but it often passes by 3 months into the pregnancy. However, for some women, severe morning sickness can be bothersome.

Source: Medicalnewstoday

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