Pregnant Women


Evaluating the Safety of Flu Vaccination in Pregnancy

The decision to get a flu vaccination in pregnancy is one that should be based on a complete evaluation of the scientific evidence that is available.


5 Things Expectant Parents Need to Know About Vaccines in Pregnancy

Expectant couples should rely on credible medical sources such as the CDC, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the American College of Nurse Midwives. Here are...


Raising Awareness of Viral Hepatitis on World Hepatitis Day

Viral hepatitis is a major health problem and one of the leading causes of death globally.  Approximately 1.34 million people die each year and million others are infected, most...


Updates from June 2017 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Recently, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met to discuss several important developments concerning vaccines. This included a discussion of vaccine research and scientific data related to...


How My Sister Helped Save My Daughter From Whooping Cough 

By Tamara Sheffield, MD, MPA, MPH, Medical Director, Community Health and Prevention, Intermountain Healthcare In my role as a medical director at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah,...


Five Things I’ve Learned About Vaccines Through 21 Years of Parenting

I gave birth to five children in the span of nine years. My oldest daughter will soon be 21.  My youngest, 12.  Over the years, I’ve learned a few...


The 60/40 Factor and This Year’s Flu Season: It’s Not Over Yet

Surveillance data shows that while the flu may have peaked in some areas of the country, flu activity remains elevated throughout most of the U.S. Since flu...


Special Report on the State of the ImmUnion Sent to Congress

Every Child By Two (ECBT) has shared this comprehensive 2017 State of the ImmUnion report with members of Congress to highlight the power of vaccines and suggest...


What is the Public Health Preparedness of our Nation?

The Trust For America’s Health (TFAH) recently examined the nation’s ability to respond to public health emergencies.  They tracked progress and vulnerabilities, and included a review of state and federal public health preparedness...


Stories of Polio, Meningitis, HPV, Hepatitis and Pertussis Top 2016 List

Every Child By Two’s online platforms have reached over 11 million people with evidence based vaccine messaging in 2016.  As we look back at the record number of views...