The Importance of Immunization for Expectant Mothers, Parents, & Caregivers

October is an important day for expectant parents and their babies. Two important designations, the Campaign for Healthier Babies Month and Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month, make this the time to educate yourself on how you can help ensure that your baby leads a happy, healthy life.

Though many infant deaths are altogether impossible to prevent, parents and caregivers can do their part when it comes to getting themselves, immediate family members, and any caregivers immunized.

We’re exploring why immunization, including the flu shot, is so important for parents and caregivers.

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Celebrate World Health Day This April 7

World Health Day was started in 1950 to celebrate the formation of the World Health Organization (WHO). Held annually on April 7, each year World Health Day spotlights a different public health issue.

This year, World Health Day is focused on vector-borne diseases that more than half of the worldwide population is at risk for catching.

Here are the details on this year’s World Health Day.

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