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Monday 26 June 2017
WAidid video pills: Peggy Maguire on Vaccination and pregnancy

During pregnancy, a woman's immune system has been reduced and presents an elevated risk of contracting infectious diseases. As Peggy Maguire (Director General of the European Institute of Women's Health, Ireland) points out, some infectious diseases can cause serious harm to a pregnant woman and her unborn child. That's the reason why pregnant women should have their vaccination schedule up to date and preferably before they become pregnant.