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Protecting Your Baby From Whooping Cough

Protecting Your Baby From Whooping Cough

Whooping cough, sometimes called pertussis, is a serious disease that can cause babies to stop breathing.  While we used to think of this as a disease of the past, it's making a comeback. Babies must be 2 months old before they can be vaccinated, but you can avoid that gap in protection by getting the whooping cough vaccine yourself, while pregnant.  The shot is called Tdap because it protects against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis.  You should get this in your third trimester, preferably between your 27th and 36th week of pregnancy. By getting vaccinated, you will pass antibodies to your baby so your baby is born with protection against whooping cough.  For more information, go to www.cdc.gov/whoopingcough

 

 

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Women’s Health Center of Southern Oregon, PC

1075 SW Grandview Ave. Suite 200 Grants Pass, Oregon 97527

Phone: 541-479-8363 Fax: 541-476-2841

News & Events

Incontinence is Not a Normal Part of Aging

Do you leak a little when you laugh or sneeze? You’re not alone. Over 25 million people have some degree of bladder leakage or incontinence in the U.S. every day.…

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COMING ATTRACTIONS – Our New Providers!

Women's Health Center is expanding our practice to better service the women in our community.  We are excited to introduce two new providers who will be joining us this summer. …

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Community Baby Shower – April 25-29!

All are welcome to attend the virtual Community Baby Shower from the comfort of your own home!  Featuring live streaming education for moms and dads and prizes!  

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on our clinics health talks, boot camps,
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