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Whooping Cough vaccine for pregnant women

Please note that from 1/10/12 if you are 28 weeks pregnant or over you should contact the practice and make an appointment with the Practice Nurse for a Pertussis Vaccine (Whooping Cough) to provide protection of your newborn baby from whooping cough.

if you have delivered after 1st October 2012 and have never received the whooping cough vaccine you may be eligible to be vaccinated up to your baby receiving the first vaccines at 8 weeks old. Please ask the practice nurse for confirmation of your immunisation status.

For further information please contact the practice or visit:

www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/Pages/whooping-cough-vaccination-pregnant.aspx