Vaccinations in pregnancy and early childhood immunisations

Presented by Professor Paul Effler, Department of Health, WA

Professor Paul Effler from the Department of Health, Western Australia discusses the importance of vaccination, influenza and whooping cough vaccinations in pregnancy and provides a general overview on childhood immunisations.

This Bupa Parenting Insights talk is given by Professor Paul Effler, a Medical Coordinator with the Immunisation Program from The Department of Health WA. Professor Effler focuses on the immunisation vaccination of pregnant women and his topics include:

  • Influenza in pregnancy
  • Influenza in infants
  • Influenza notification rates in Australia
  • Benefits of maternal immunisation
  • Influenza vaccination in pregnancy
  • Maternal pertussis immunisations
  • Where do infants get pertussis

This video is invaluable to anyone planning a pregnancy or who is pregnant.

Watch the video above or find the video here.


Note: The views and advice expressed on this blog post are those of the author and are not representative of the Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo.

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