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.

Content Spotlight

Download the ACOG app for iPhone and iPad and stay connected with authoritative information from the leading experts in women’s health care. The Immunization applet is part of the ACOG app, it is a trusted and interactive resource on immunization best practices.

Immunization Schedules

Talk to your patients about the importance of immunizations. Review the immunization schedules for any vaccinations they may need.

Immunization News

  • July 31, 2015 The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published the article "National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years, U.S., 2014" Read the full MMWR article
  • 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

  • July 2, 2015  Washington State Department of Health confirmed a measles-related death.  The last verifiable measles infection that resulted in death in the U.S. was in 2003. visit the Measles Outbreak page for more information


Immunization Toolkits


ACOG Bookstore

Click here to access the ACOG Bookstore where you can purchase Patient FAQ Tear Pads, Physician Scripts, and the Adult Immunization record pocket card.

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