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Immunizations During Pregnancy

Killion, Molly M., MS, RN, CNS

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: November/December 2018 - Volume 43 - Issue 6 - p 348
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000478
ONGOING COLUMNS: Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing

Although immunization against vaccine preventable disease is recommended by public health agencies as a vital aspect of primary care and preventative health maintenance, vaccination rates in the United States are lower than the goal. Our maternity nursing expert, Molly Killion, discusses the latest recommendations for immunizations during pregnancy.

Molly Killion is the High-Risk Obstetric Program Nurse Coordinator at University of California San Francisco Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. She can be reached via email at

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

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