Flu Vaccine in Pregnancy - Infographic

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Flu Vaccine in Pregnancy


The flu vaccine is available between September and January.

44% of pregnancy women in the UK were vaccinated against flu in 2020/21.

It is safe to receive the vaccine at any stage during pregnancy.

Pregnant women are more likely to develop complications from the flu.

The vaccine prevents 40% of hospitalisations due to flu complications in pregnant women.

Women who receive the flu vaccine during pregnancy are less likely to give birth prematurely and have a low-birth-weight baby.

Page last updated Wednesday, January 4, 2023