The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada recommend the tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (TdaP) vaccine in each pregnancy. .This is to help prevent transmission of pertussis or Whooping cough to your baby when they are born. The SOGC also recommends the flu shot in pregnancy.

Currently, Alberta Health Services and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, recommend that all pregnant people receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Please see the information, provided below, for more information. We will provide you with updated information as it becomes available.

We recognize that vaccinations are a personal choice and respect your ability to make an informed choice with information provided here and that you obtain through other sources. If you have any questions, please ask your midwife.

Resources:

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada:

Vaccination

Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy

Center for Disease Control:

Pregnancy and Whooping Cough