Recommended vaccinations for women of childbearing age and pregnant.
The ministry of health in reiterating the importance of vaccinations as a tool for the prevention of serious infectious diseases at every stage of life, has issued a circular to promote health in fertile age, in anticipation and during pregnancy with the aim of vaccines against illness and the unborn child from diseases. For more complete information, vaccinations that can not be made during pregnancy are also reported.
Here is a summary of the indications.
Vaccinations of childbearing age
Its diseases negatively affect fertility or have consequences on the outcome of a pregnancy. As a result, women of childbearing age indicate, if not already immune, vaccines against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and papilloma virus (HPV). Of great importance is also the rich ten-year vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis.
Vaccinations in anticipation of pregnancy.
It is a disease that occurs when diseases are prone to disease, parasites and rubella (MPR) and chickenpox occur in the first weeks of gestation.
For chickenpox contracted in the immediate pre-birth period, the risk, as well as for the unborn child, can be very serious for the mother.
Both the MPR vaccine and the chickenpox vaccine are contraindicated during pregnancy, it is necessary that, at the time of the beginning of pregnancy, the woman has already been vaccinated regularly (with two doses) for at least a month.
Vaccinations in pregnancy.
Vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (dTpa) and influenza are recommended during pregnancy, and must be repeated with each pregnancy.
Of great importance is the vaccination dTpa to be performed at each pregnancy, even if the woman has already been vaccinated or is in good standing with the rich tenths or had pertussis. In fact, pertussis contracted from the first month of life can be very severe and often more difficult for life, ideally around the 28th week, in order to manage the production of sufficient antibodies and transplacental passage risk. The dTpa vaccine is safe even for pregnant women and for the fetus.
Influenza vaccination is recommended and offered free to epidemic women of influenza in the second or third trimester of pregnancy.
Vaccines contraindicated during pregnancy.
The vaccines against MPR and varicella, containing live attenuated virus vaccines, can not be administered during pregnancy, otherwise the vaccination operation in women has never been managed or malformations. It is also advisable to inform yourself of the need to postpone it one month after vaccination. It is emphasized that the exposure of the woman in session to the vaccination. In the case a woman will not be immune, it is, however, that it was taken once at work.
Furthermore, anti-HPV vaccination was not recommended during use of the vaccine in pregnant women. Any accidental administration in the same, however, the visit to the voluntary interruption of the same, while the vaccination is suspended and later postponed until completion of pregnancy.