First-time mums need vaccination advice: experts

New mothers need reassurance from GPs during their first pregnancy on the safety of prenatal and childhood vaccinations, according to Australian immunisation experts.

A survey of more than 900 pregnant women attending antenatal clinics around Australia found that first-time mothers in particular had some anxieties about vaccination decisions for their unborn child.

While there was strong support overall for vaccination, some women cited concerns about the high number of vaccines their child would