It’s important to protect your family from getting the flu, but this flu season, getting a flu shot and practicing other safety measures is important.
Every 4 ½ minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. Simply put – it doesn’t have to be that common. That’s why Arkansas Children’s is joining with leading prenatal health experts this month to increase awareness of five critical tips to prepare and maintain a healthy pregnancy and reduce the chance of birth defects.
“Vaccines are scientifically proven to be among the safest and most effective ways to protect children and babies from diseases ranging from measles to meningitis,” Barr said. “If routine care is delayed, we will see a rise in other health problems that may be more harmful to children than COVID-19.”