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By breastfeeding, you may pass some antibodies you have made in response to the MMR vaccine to your child. These antibodies may provide some protection, but this protection is limited and short-term and is not enough to protect a child from infection with measles, mumps or rubella.Read Full Answer
It is safe for babies to breastfeed after mothers receive the influenza vaccine or flu shot. Nursing mothers should receive the influenza vaccine or flu shot given by needle, which contains dead influenza viruses that cannot cause infection.Read Full Answer
If you are a health care provider looking for immunization information, please visit the Health Professionals section of the BCCDC website. There you can find clinical resources, immunization courses, print resources for patients and more.
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