Immunisations in Pregnancy

Influenza and Boostrix vaccines there are two very important and safe vaccines offered free to all women during each pregnancy. If you are found to have low immunity on your antenatal screening blood tests, you may also be advised to get a booster vaccine for Rubella following your pregnancy. It is important not to get the Rubella vaccine while pregnant. 

Flu vax

Safe to give at any time in pregnancy, the influenza vaccine is recommended and free for all pregnant women 

Boostrix

The whooping cough vaccine is ideally given around 28 weeks gestation allowing antibodies to pass from mother to baby and provide adequate immunity from birth and up until about 6 weeks of age