Monthly Archives: December 2012

Whooping Cough and Pregnancy

It’s recommended that, for the time being, all pregnant women should get vaccinated against whooping cough (pertussis) when they are 28-38 weeks pregnant. This is a new recommendation, as there has been a sharp rise in the number of whooping cough cases in the UK.

For more information see NHS Choices – Whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy.