Recommended Vaccination During Pregnancy: A Short Commentary

  • Vinesha Pandita
Keywords: Vaccination, Pregnancy, Immunization, Vaccine


Vaccination is the process of stimulating a protective adaptive immune response against microbes by exposure to non-pathogenic forms or microbial components. Live vaccines killed vaccines and pathogen derived purified macromolecules are the three types of vaccines. Maternal vaccination provide protection to both the mother and fetus from the morbidity of certain serious infectious diseases which can otherwise be prevented by vaccination. Influenza and Pertussis vaccines are routinely recommended during pregnancy. Vaccines can also result in adverse reactions both in the mother and child. This review focuses on guidelines and recommendations for vaccination during pregnancy.


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Author Biography

Vinesha Pandita

MDS (Public Health Dentistry), Consultant Private Practitioner and Ex-Senior Lecturer, Swami Devi Dyal Hospital and Dental College, Barwala, Panchkula, India


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0403.06173
Published: 2020-06-20
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Vinesha Pandita. Recommended Vaccination During Pregnancy: A Short Commentary. IHRJ [Internet]. 2020Jun.20 [cited 2022Aug.11];4(3):52-5. Available from: