1. Hi Candice, Thanks for your great question and I wish you much happiness on expanding your family.

    It is perfectly fine to keep trying for your second baby, even before you receive the vaccine. The vaccine (shot) is a killed version of the virus so you are not at risk for becoming ill with it. The nasal drop version of the vaccine is a live virus and you should not receive that one at any time during pregnancy or while you are trying to conceive. It is safe to receive the H1N1 (Swine flu) vaccine during any trimester of pregnancy. I do recommend that you get the vaccine as soon as possible, when it becomes available.

    If you haven’t already, please take a look at my Sept.24th blog post specifically on the H1N1 vaccine. I wish you all the best.

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