Vaccines During Pregnancy

Jul 29, 2021

Vaccines in pregnancy


  • Which provides better protection for both the mother and baby.
  • Best to be taken between 27& 36 weeks of pregnancy.

Hepatitis B

  • Pregnant women at high risk for getting infected can take Hep B vaccine (3 doses) in pregnancy >To protect herself and and the baby from infection.

Flu vaccine (inactivated)

  • Can be taken in any trimester

Is it harmful to your baby?

  • Always seek advice from a healthcare professional before taking a vaccine.
  • Vaccines to be avoided in pregnancy
    • Hepatitis A
    • MMR
    • Chickenpox
    • Pneumococcal
    • OPV/ IPV
    • HPV


Dr. Soumya

MBBS, MS, FMASSpecialist Obstetrics & Gynecology

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