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Vaccinations During Pregnancy: A Guide

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Vaccines provide an incredible amount of protection from diseases by causing your body to make antibodies against viruses and bacteria, but are they safe for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their baby? The benefit of vaccines for women and babies during pregnancy, in particular, varies depending on the vaccine. Let’s take a look at the differences and which vaccines may …

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Understanding the HPV Vaccine

admin Vaccine, Women's Health

When parents take their middle school child to the doctor, many are surprised when their provider recommends the HPV vaccine for their child. After all, isn’t the HPV vaccine for those who are sexually active? Yes, and no! The HPV vaccine is a preventative vaccine that prepares your child’s body to fight off HPV if they become exposed or infected …