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Swine flu vaccination for pregnant women: frequently asked questions

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As pregnant women are at increased risk of complications from swine flu, the Department of Health and the Health Protection Agency recommend vaccination for swine flu for pregnant women, at any stage of pregnancy. Why should I have this vaccine when I am pregnant? What swine flu vaccines have been licensed for use in pregnancy? Which vaccine is recommended in pregnancy in the UK? What do we know about the safety of swine flu vaccine in pregnancy? Is the preservative used in the vaccine safe in pregnancy? Bibliography For further information, see the swine flu and pregnancy FAQ.http://www.hpa.org.uk/web/HPAweb&HPAwebStandard/HPAweb_C/1246607834101
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Health Protection Agency
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