An overview of vaccination during pregnancy- placental transfer of immunity, routine vaccinations and future developments

Dr Anna Calvert
Pediatrician and Research Fellow, St George's Hospital, University of London, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Anna Calvert, Pediatrician and Research Fellow at St George’s, University of London presents an overview of vaccination during pregnancy including why it is necessary and which vaccines are routinely given. Areas of focus include placental transfer of immunity, tetanus, pertussis, influenza and future developments of maternal vaccination.