About this resource:
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Last Reviewed: February 2013
Workgroups: Immunization and Infectious Diseases Workgroup
This resource is an update to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendation that unvaccinated pregnant women get a dose of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap). This update includes a recommendation that women get the vaccine during every pregnancy. The report also provides guidance for implementing the updated recommendations.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013) Updated recommendations for use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) in pregnant women—Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2012. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6207a4.htm