Similar Questions with Answers
Question: when to take a tetanus injection
Answer: TT is recommended 3 times in preg.
It is a world health guideline.
But in India some doctors prefer 2 if mom was already TT vaccinated in her child bearing /puberty years.
And 3 when they are unsure if the Tt had happened previously.
If you are taking two you will have to take them at difference of 4 weeks at anytime of pregnancy.
But if its longer than 4 weeks to take injection you will have to take ther 1st injection again .
Question: When to take Tetanus injection during pregnancy
Answer: If it is your first pregnancy, your healthcare provider will recommend two doses of tetanus vaccine during pregnancy.
The first dose will be given in the third trimester that can be around the seventh month in pregnancy.The second dose will be given after four weeks of the first dose.The WHO recommends a third dose as well that is given after six months of the second dose. This is to offer protection against the tetanus for at least five years.
Question: tetanus injection doses when to take ??
Answer: The tetanus is recommended during pregnancy preferably between 27 and 36 weeks gestation, to protect baby from whooping cough.
The Tetanus Toxoid (TT) vaccine is given during your pregnancy to prevent the risk of tetanus to you as well as your unborn baby. Tetanus is a life-threatening bacterial disease that is caused by the toxin of a bacterium called Clostridium tetani.
Tetanus bacteria enter the body through an open wound. Although the tetanus infection is more common when there is a deep puncture wound such as a bite, cut, burn or an ulcer, it may well be caused by a tiny prick or scratch on the skin.