Expectant mothers in Wales urged to get winter flu jab

Expectant mothers in Wales urged to get winter flu jab
 

Pleas for pregnant women in Wales to get a free flu jab this winter have been made by health bodies.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Public Heath Wales stressed the dangers of flu to pregnant women and reminded expectant mothers to get vaccinated.
Pregnant women are more vulnerable to infections and cannot fight off flu as well as other people.
Dr Richard Roberts, of Public Health Wales, said there can be "severe complications" for mothers and babies.
Pregnant women who catch flu are more likely to deliver early, with an increased risk of stillbirth or illness for a baby... read more

 
14 November 2016 in Health, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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