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Mother and baby can benefit from immunisations both during and after pregnancy. 

During pregnancy women are recommended to get the Whooping cough (Pertussis) vaccination during the third trimester every pregnancy. While the Influenza vaccination is recommended at any stage during the pregnancy.

The National Immunisation Program (NIP) recommends and funds immunisation against 13 diseases for Australian children aged 0-4 years this includes:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Diptheria
  • Tetanus
  • Whooping cough
  • Polio
  • Pneumococcus
  • Rotavirus
  • Meningococcal C
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Chicken Pox
  • Haemophilus influenza type b

Review the National Immunisation Program Schedule to see when your baby is due for their next immunisation.

See here for more information (Raising Children Network).