ACOG Encourages Pregnant Women to Get Flu Vaccinations

Washington, DC — The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) joins forces today with the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urging pregnant women to be vaccinated against both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 flu.

Air Travel Safe for Most Pregnant Women

Washington, DC — As long as pregnant women don't have any obstetric or other medical complications, they can follow the same precautions for air travel as the general population and fly safely, according to a revised Committee Opinion released today by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and published in the October issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Swine Flu: What pregnant women need to know

As the threat of the H1N1 virus resurfaces, pregnant women can expect to be near the top of the list for those who would receive a vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and manufacturers are working on a vaccine, and the CDC reports that it should be available by this fall.