Measles is dangerous to the health of both mothers and their unborn children, but can be prevented, says a recent statement from the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). Pregnant women who contract measles are at risk for more severe complications of the illness, as well as increased risk for both preterm labor and preterm delivery.Vaccination is contraindicated during pregnancy, and should be given at least 28 days prior to becoming pregnant, or during the postpartum period.* ACOG endorses the 2015 Childhood/Adolescent Immunization Schedule and also recommends that vaccination be offered to women found to be at risk of measles.
Michigan Institute of OB/GYN
Drs. Joseph Berenholz and Joseph Prezzato specialize in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) in the Farmington Hills and Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan area.
The office is also conveniently located for patients in the Metro Detroit area including Farmington, Farmington Hills, Southfield, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield and Bloomfield Hills, MI
30445 Northwestern Highway, Suite 140 Farmington Hills, MI 48334 | Phone: (248) 855-2229 | Fax: (248) 702-6374