Especially for Parents


Vaccine Info for ParentsThe following links are to trusted sources of information on immunization. (Links will open in a new window.)


Audio of a Pertussis Cough (Whooping Cough):

preg-whooping-coughCDC: Help protect babies from Pertussis

If you are pregnant, talk with your doctor or midwife about getting the whooping cough shot called Tdap, to protect yourself and your baby. CDC recommends you get your Tdap vaccine between the 27th and 36th week of each pregnancy [external link].


Free Text4baby App & Service for Expecting Mothers and New Moms

There are a lot of things to remember when you’re pregnant or a new mom. Text4baby makes it easy to get important information, and it’s free. Women who text BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411 receive free text messages three times per week, timed to their due date or their baby’s birth date, through pregnancy and up until the baby’s first birthday. See the Text4baby FAQ [external link].