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