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Whooping cough vaccine 35 weeks pregnant

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Coldest Thu 28-Apr-16 06:25:40

I finally got an appointment for this vaccine but looking at the NHS website itbsays you can get it up to.32 weeks pregnant . I am now 35 weeks. Does anyone know about getting g it this late or should j not bother anymore

AJ279 Thu 28-Apr-16 06:30:03

I'd get it, it's there to protect the baby once born too. Maybe speak to your midwife about it being late on though.

Mummyme87 Thu 28-Apr-16 08:12:57

It takes two weeks to be affective so would advise to have it. It means by 37/40 you will have passed some immunity on to baby for the first few weeks of his life

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