A woman has just moved to the United States from Mexico. She is 3 months pregnant and has arrived for her first prenatal visit. During her assessment interview, you discover that she has not had any immunizations. Which immunizations should she receive at this point in her pregnancy? Choose all that apply.
E. Hepatitis B
A, B, and E.
Immunization with live or attenuated live viruses is contraindicated during pregnancy because of its potential teratogenicity. Vaccines consisting of killed viruses may be used. Those that may be administered during pregnancy include tetanus, diphtheria, recombinant hepatitis B, and rabies vaccines.
Live-virus vaccines (contraindicated) include those for measles (rubeola and rubella), chickenpox, and mumps.