Videos – all women need their influenza & whooping cough immunisation during pregnancy.
Flu protection in pregnancy
In this video Ali Just, an intensive care nurse and mum, tells us why she had the influenza immunisation while pregnant with her second child Caitlin.
(Ministry of Health, 2013)
Immunise against influenza & pertussis during pregnancy
During pregnancy there are changes in mum’s immune system that make her more at risk to complications from influenza, such as pneumonia. It's important to immunise against influenza and whooping cough (pertussis) during pregnancy.
(Northland District Health Board, 2015)
Influenza & pregnancy
Kim was 36 weeks pregnant when she became ill with influenza, this is her story.