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vaccines for adult?
do anyone know what kind of vaccince the adult should take to prevent them spread disease of infection to the newborn baby?
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1194973 tn?1385507504
What sort of disease or infection are you worried of spreading to a baby?
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134578 tn?1463413330
If you mean bacterial infection, vaccination does not reach that.  If you mean in order not to be contagious to a baby, I would talk it over with your doctor, and tell him or her what vaccinations or childhood diseases you know you have had, and then decide from there.  (For example, mumps is not a big deal during childhood, but it is harder on an adult, and if you never had mumps as a child or had an MMR vaccine, it would not be too stupid to get one now for your sake and the baby's.)  There are some blood tests that can be run to see if you have already had varicella and rubella (chicken pox and German measles) if you don't know.  Possibly there are similar tests for other things that you could now get vaccinated against if you have not before.  Let your doctor be your guide.
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171768 tn?1324233699
Parents, close family members and caregivers of newborns should get a DTaP booster, as pertussis is on the rise and the baby isn't protected from that until they start the series at 6 months (i think). They should also get a flushot. Since newborns can't get many of these vaccines, vaccinating those around the baby provides a kind of "coccoon" protection.
You can consult your OB about any other vaccines. Those are the 2 that my OB encourages all new parents to get. By the way, mom can get the flu shot while pregnant, but should wait until after baby comes to get DTaP. Also, if you are nursing, you can ask for preservative-free vaccines.
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Adults who are around infants 6 months and younger are recommended to get the TDAP vaccine (tetnus, diptheria and pertussis).  Pertussis is whooping cough and can be fatal to small infants.  It is also recommended that women in the same catagory get their annual flu shot.  This year the shot helps to immunize against 3 types of flu.  
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