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Pertussis Vaccine Posted or Updated on 23 May 2024

Current levels of Pertussis circulation in the community increases the risk of vulnerable newborns being exposed.   Protecting babies through maternal vaccination reduces the risk of serious illness in babies.

 

The maternal pertussis immunisation programme gives high vaccine effectiveness against the disease in infants until their first vaccinations at eight weeks of age.  It is offered to all pregnant women and is available at any stage  after 16 weeks of pregnancy  and ideally between weeks 20-32.

 

Pregnant women can book an appointment through the booking line any day between 1-3pm.

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