• Study: Babies Born to Moms Who Refuse Flu Vaccine Fare Better than Babies Born to Mom's Who Receive the Influenza Vaccine

    A new study comparing four outcomes—fetal death, low birth weight, small for gestational age birth and preterm birth—for infants whose mothers received flu shots or a placebo turned up surprising results. Not only was influenza vaccination during pregnancy was ineffective in lowering risk for the four outcomes, but they also noted that the vaccinated infants fared worse. The 2011–2012 South Africa study was one of three large double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of influenza vaccination during pregnancy funded by the Bill

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  • Study: Babies Born to Moms Who Refuse Flu Vaccine Fare Better than Babies Born to Mom's Who Receive the Influenza Vaccine

    Poisoning pregnant women is probably not a good idea for the mother-to-be or her unborn child(ren)...