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April 19th, 2012, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by TnPhotoMama81 View Post
I might ask about this vaccine while in the hospital. I need a tetnus shot too but I am not sure if that one is ok to get while breastfeeding and such.
The shot they give in the hospital for pertussis (whopping cough) is the dTaP, which includes the tetanus shot. I assume it's safe for breastfeeding because otherwise it would be bad that it's offered to new mothers all the time.
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