Few hospital websites educate pregnant women on Tdap vaccination, whooping cough prevention

4 noviembre 2014

Pregnant women are unlikely to find information for protecting newborns from whooping cough on hospital websites. «Newborns are too young to be vaccinated themselves, and many parents don’t realize the importance of Tdap vaccination during pregnancy in protecting their babies from a preventable and potentially deadly disease,» says the study’s lead author.