Do you vaccinate your kids? Credit: Getty ImagesDecember 6 is Family Vaccination Day, which is part of the fourth annual National Influenza Vaccination Week. The focus here is on the flu vaccine, but of course there are many other shots out t...Do you vaccinate your children against the flu and other diseases?
Don't avoid the needle, moms-to-be. Credit: ZaldyImg, FlickrIf you're expecting, be sure you're first in line to get a flu shot this year. The flu vaccine has been recommended for pregnant women for years, so why the added urgency this flu...Why should you get it? Last year's H1N1 outbreak brought to light how hard the flu can hit pregnant women, and new research indicates that immunity is passed down to your baby.
This week's Canadian parenting news bites include a major Ontario child porn bust, a recall of salmonella-tainted snack foods, a study that says kids should be at the front of the queue for flu shots and a way to help your child be bilingual even be...
Your baby's sense of hearing is developing now. Credit: GE Healthcare If you're pregnant during flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that you get a flu shot to keep you and your baby healthy. Your ob/gy...
For a decade, the CDC has recommended that pregnant women get a flu shot, because pregnancy can affect the immune system and because the flu can be dangerous to pregnant women and their unborn babies. Still, the vast majority of pregnant women don't....
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