Expert Commentary

Maternal immunization: What does the future hold?

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Dr. Ault discussed the past, present, and future of maternal immunization at the 2018 meeting of the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society. Listen to his takeaways.


Immunization resources

Current recommended adult (anyone over 18 years old) immunization schedule

ACOG Immunization Champions (ACOG members who have demonstrated exceptional progress in increasing immunization rates among adults and pregnant women in their communities through leadership, innovation, collaboration, and educational activities aimed at following ACOG and CDC guidance.)

Summary of Maternal Immunization Recommendations is a provider resource from ACOG and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Maternal Immunization Toolkit contains materials, including the Vaccines During Pregnancy Poster, to support ObGyns on recommending the influenza vaccine and the Tdap vaccine to all pregnant patients.

Influenza Immunization During Pregnancy Toolkit

Tdap Immunization Toolkit

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