Pregnancy

Immunizations & Pregnancy

Expectant Mothers Vaccines help keep a pregnant woman and her growing family healthy

 Vaccine Before During After Vaccine Type Route
 Hepatitis A If at high risk for disease If at high risk for disease If at high risk for disease Inactivated IM
 Hepatitis B Yes, if at risk Yes, if at risk Yes, if at risk Inactivated IM
 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Yes, if 9 through 26 years of age  No, under study Yes, if 9 through 26 years of age Inactivated IM
 Influenza-TIV, IM Yes, avoid conception for 4 weeks  Yes  Yes Inactivated IM
 Influenza LAIV Yes, if less than 50 years of age and healthy; avoid conception for 4 weeks  No Yes, if less than 50 years of age and healthy; avoid conception for 4 weeks Live Nasal Spray
 MMR Yes, avoid conception for 4 weeks  No Yes, avoid conception for 4 weeks Live SC
 Meningococcal:
•polysaccharide
•conjugate
If indicated If indicated If indicated Inactivated
Inactivated
SC
IM
 Pneumococcal Polysaccharide If indicated If indicated If indicated Inactivated IM or SC
 Tetanus/Diphtheria Td Yes, Tdap preferred If indicated Yes, Tdap preferred Toxoid IM
 Tdap, one dose only Yes, preferred If high risk of pertussis Yes, preferred Toxoid IM
 Varicella Yes, avoid conception for 4 weeks  No  Yes, avoid conception for 4 weeks Live SC

CAIR is a collaboration of California’s regional immunization registries that ensure the secure, electronic exchange of immunization records to support the elimination of vaccine preventable diseases. CAIR keeps track of your immunization records and provides rapid access to current and complete immunization histories.

To learn more about CAIR, click on the links below:
California Immunization Registry (CAIR).

Immunization registry benefits pdf
Parents FAQ pdf