Flu season is here, and it is important to take care of your health. The flu vaccine is one of the best ways to help protect you against flu viruses. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits and missed work and school due to flu.
For any expecting mother, a flu shot is the best protection against serious illness and complications from the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you come down with the flu when you’re expecting, you’re at greater risk of having severe complications—like pneumonia—that could land you in the hospital. Continue reading