New White Paper Seeks to Improve Maternal Immunization Rates

Despite the well-documented evidence on the efficacy, safety, and benefits of maternal immunization and the advice of healthcare providers, many pregnant women do not receive the essential vaccines that protect their babies against influenza, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap). Only 40.3 percent of pregnant women received both influenza and Tdap vaccines in 2019-2020, with rates …