All vaccines have their adverse effects and they usually go away as the time passes by. But a few of them may be harmful enough to cause dire consequences.
All vaccines have their adverse effects, with most
of the effects being superficial. These side effects usually go away as the
time passes by.
However, a few of them may be harmful enough to
last longer. Some vaccines have been found to be very dangerous, not to
the general population but only if given to pregnant women. It may result in
defects in the unborn child inside the uterus.
Top 5 Unsafe Vaccines during Pregnancy
Following are the top 5 unsafe
vaccineswhich are considered dangerous in pregnant women:
is a condition which commonly affects children. This infection usually affects
the skin. However, if not taken care of, measles could spread to other organs
of the body. It is transmitted via inhalation of air drops of an infected
is an infection which most affects adolescents. It is transmitted via the
inhalation of air droplets of an infected person.
is an infection which affects people living in low sanitary conditions. If not
taken seriously and taken care of, this infection may lead to paralysis. It is
transmitted via the faeces of an infected person.
is an infection which affects pregnant women via inhalation of air droplets of
an infected person and from the mother it might transmitted to the unborn baby.
This infection might cause birth defects in the baby or even death.
condition is one of the most well-known of all infections. This infection
occurs at least once in every child during his/her lifetime. The
vaccine used for this infection is considered harmful for people with a weak
body or in other words, if a person’s immunity is low. This includes pregnant
Why are these vaccines considered
harmful during pregnancy?
These vaccines are considered dangerous as the
antigen they contain is live, which if given during pregnancy, attacks the
fetus inside the uterus, as fetus's immunity against germs has not been
An immediate referral to your gynaecologist is
required if you get shots of any of these vaccines during pregnancy.
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