Influenza vaccination in pregnancy – part of good pregnancy care

(light music) – [Narrator] Pregnant women are a very high priority group for influenza immunisation Influenza immunisation is part of good pregnancy care

Babies whose mothers get an influenza vaccine during pregnancy are protected from the moment of delivery – You should be immunised against influenza each time you fall pregnant No matter what time of year And it's never too late to have it Influenza immunisation in pregnancy is safe

And gives over 60 percent protection to babies in their first months of life – [Narrator] The influenza vaccine is free for pregnant women through the National Immunisation Programme If you are pregnant, speak to your doctor, nurse or midwife today (light music)

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