Congratulations, you just completed years and years of arduous schooling to earn your nursing qualification! Choosing a career path with the ability to impact lives through meaningful connections directly is an admirable decision, but also a challenging one. After dedicating what seems like a lifetime to hitting the books and spending long, stressful nights in the library and it has finally paid off. Now what? What is the next step?
“I don’t have time,” said the busy person who is struggling to balance family, work, friends, sleep, and a healthy lifestyle.
Once the flu season is upon us, the coughs and sneezes begin. Instead of spending your days dodging all the sick people surrounding you, a simple fix to staying healthy this flu season is to get the flu vaccine.
But what if you are pregnant? Is the flu shot still safe for you to take? You are making the right choice to do your research to make the best decision for the health of you and your baby. Continue reading to understand what influenza is and if flu vaccinations are safe for pregnant women.