The nurse is caring for a client who is 14 weeks pregnant. The client is asking about vaccinations that can be given during pregnancy. Which of the following vaccines does the nurse tell the client that are safe during pregnancy?

  • mumps
  • measles
  • smallpox
  • influenza
Number 4 is correct.
The influenza vaccine is safe for pregnant women. The other vaccines have been found to harm the developing fetus and are contraindicated in pregnancy.