OBGYN Dr. Sedaghat Offers Advice Regarding Flu Vaccines and Pregnant Women

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(Newswire.net — April 1, 2015) Fountain Valley, CA — Every flu season doctors recommend people, especially the elderly and those who interact with large numbers of individuals and groups, to get an annual flu shot. According to noted industry organization the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), there is another demographic that should be sure to receive the flu shot: pregnant women. Respected Orange County OB/GYN Dr. Debora Sedaghat agrees with the organization and offers her insights.

Pregnant women are known for being susceptible to several health risks. According to professionals in the medical field, the flu can be particularly dangerous to pregnant women. A woman’s immune system changes during pregnancy and women can suffer serious issues if they get the flu during pregnancy. Flu vaccination is best if done early in the flu season. However, it can be administered at any point of the flu season, which typically starts in October and goes through May. A reputable OB/GYN such as Dr. Sedaghat as seen at http://www.ocwomenscare.com can offer further insight.

Dr. Sedaghat has provided obstetric and gynecological care to women at OC Women’s Care as seen at http://www.ocwomenscare.com/gynecological-care/ since 2013. As a professional in this field, she concurs with ACOG’s advice that all pregnant women, regardless of trimester, should be given the annual flu shot. She informs her patients that the flu virus is highly infectious and can cause pneumonia, premature labor and other serious concerns for women during pregnancy.

The OB/GYN as seen at http://www.ocwomenscare.com/obstetrics/ and her clinic are passionate about keeping women healthy before, during and after pregnancy. Simple preventive measures such as getting a flu shot can help avoid highly complicated issues for both the mother and unborn baby. If a mother missed the chance to get a flu shot before or during pregnancy, Dr. Sedaghat and ACOG recommends getting it while breastfeeding as it will still be of great benefit for both the mother and her baby.


About OC Women’s Care: OC Women’s Care is dedicated to providing patient-focused care with the latest methods. Dr. Debora Sedaghat is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and offers pre-natal care, pre-conception counseling, delivery, annual exams, family planning and contraception care as well as medical and surgical treatment of all diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system.


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Dr. Debora Sedaghat

OC Women’s Care

11100 Warner Ave, Ste.106
Fountain Valley, CA United States 92708

(714) 966-2112