Health and Wellness

Vaccines that are not safe During Pregnancy

Vaccination during pregnancy is a vital preventive measure in routine obstetric care, serving to protect Mother, fetus, and infant. However, there are several vaccines you definitely shouldn’t get during pregnancy. While in some cases there has been no definitive evidence of problems linked to these vaccines, more research needs to be done to prove they’re …

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Is Vaccination Safe During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy weakens the immune system to support your growing baby – which means you have greater risk of catching something! Statistics Show That: Only 1 in 3 pregnant women receive both influenza (flu) and whooping cough vaccines. 69% Sixty-nine percent of reported whooping cough deaths occur in babies less than 2 months old. well over …

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Small Maternal Waist Circumference for Breastfeeding Greater than 6 Months

Women who breastfeed for longer than 6 months had a smaller waist circumference and body mass index (BMI) compared with women who have not breastfed or have breastfed for a shorter duration, according to the results of a recent study. Of the 676 women analyzed, 26.6% breastfed for more than 6 months 13.2% breastfed between …

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