I know many of the women I work with are opposed to vaccines.  So I have decided it is necessary for me to have the best understanding possible so I know when to definitely recommend a vaccine, when to definitely recommend against, and how to help the parents understand the risks and benefits. The first thing I often hear is that women want nothing to do with a vaccine in pregnancy, fearing it is unsafe for the baby.  This often comes up with the influenza vaccine.  CDC guidelines are clear that pregnant women should get the vaccine, but do you know why they recommend that? 1.  TheRead More →