Ep. 90 – Unintended Consequences of Tdap During Pregnancy: Decreased Immune Response in Infants After Their Own Vaccines

The Vaccine Conversation with Melissa and Dr. Bob

Episode 90

First we reveal ALL 10 states of our upcoming National podcast tour and give the tentative dates! Then we get into a pertussis vaccine update from a recent study that reveals new concerns about giving Tdap during pregnancy. Researchers found that mom’s vaccine antibodies from the shot during pregnancy actually reduce baby’s own pertussis vaccine response, leaving them MORE susceptible to pertussis, which raises important questions about the current recommendations for pregnant women. bit.ly/vaxconv

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