Pregnant women are at higher risk of complications due to influenza. If your patient is pregnant she should receive the inactivated influenza vaccine, if she is breastfeeding she can receive the inactivated or live vaccine.
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July 16, 2015 “Pertussis and Influenza Vaccination among Insured Pregnant Women, Wisconsin, 2013–2014” MMWR reports “51.0% of Wisconsin women received Tdap during pregnancy! Read the full MMWR article
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