Bratislava, November 14 (TASR) – The immune system of the female body during pregnancy undergoes several changes that make it possible to infect infectious diseases. In pregnancy, the flu can cause serious complications not only for the mother, but also for the fetus. In some cases, death can also occur until death. This was reported by gynecologist Miroslav Kotek, who assessed the issue of pregnant women's vaccinations.
Before pregnancy, according to a gynecologist, women should be given all required vaccinations. Live vaccinations should be given at least a month before the planned pregnancy. "The most important thing is vaccination against sheep puppies, if their wife does not survive." Vaccines that are not living can be given even before pregnancy and when needed during pregnancy, every pregnant woman should be subjected to vaccination against influenza every year from October to December, as well as vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and black cough in the 28th to the 37th. week of pregnancy, " Kotek spoke, and the doctor who attended was recommended vaccination based on the state of health and age of the patient.
Kotek has explained that during flu it can cause complications of mother and fetus. He recalled that in Slovakia in 2009, six pregnant women died of a pandemic influenza, making 46.15 percent of cases. The gynecologist also noted that direct transmission of the flu from mother to child is rare during pregnancy, but may be the cause of spontaneous wrinkles in the first three months of pregnancy. He pointed out that the virus could cause the fetus to break the neuron tube. Children infected mothers with infected chicken may also stop growth during childhood.
The gynecologist recalled that post-birth vaccination is also important. "The vaccinated mother reduces the risk of infecting her baby, and if she is not nursing, a woman who has not been vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and black cough during pregnancy should be vaccinated immediately after birth, unless she has been vaccinated in the last five years" Kotek added. After the pregnancy, the antibodies that pass through the placenta are formed within two weeks.
The doctor emphasized that the vaccination of pregnant women is properly documented and safe for the mother and the child.
Source: Teraz.sk, news portal of TASR