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Pertussis Vaccination

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -
In Henrico, Doctor John Hulstoff is recommending his pregnant patients get the Pertussis vaccination.
 
Pertussis poses a threat to not only the mom, but to her baby as well.
 
The newest guidelines are recommending TDAP vaccine be administered to all pregnant women, regardless of their prior history of TDAP vaccination, between 27 and 36 weeks of their pregnancy.
 
See your physician now to discuss your potential risks and what you can do to avoid them.
 
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