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Is it safe to get a flu shot while pregnant?

I am 37 weeks and 3 days

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lovebunny82709

Asked by lovebunny82709 at 2:57 AM on Oct. 12, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (7)
  • My doc. suggested I get one but I never did.
    Ameliamomo2

    Answer by Ameliamomo2 at 2:59 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I got one when I found out I was pregnant
    LiLJeni

    Answer by LiLJeni at 3:17 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Yeah they actually recommend pregnant women to get one.
    jessran1218

    Answer by jessran1218 at 4:35 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • New research points out that it has NEVER been adequately tested for the effect on the fetus, and is DIRECTLY attributed to fetal deaths. Google "Fetal Death Linked To Flu Vaccine". You'll find info on all of the government websites.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 7:22 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • It's recommended for all pregnant women.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 8:30 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Flu shots are not tested in pregnant women. They have unregulated levels of thimerosal, a mercury containing preservative.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 9:05 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Yes. I got both flu shots last year when I was 4 months pregnant. Some people take the vaccine thing waay too far.
    Lisa.Price

    Answer by Lisa.Price at 9:44 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

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