Key PointsQuestionIs seasonal influenza vaccination in pregnancy associated with adverse childhood health outcomes? FindingsIn this population-based retrospective cohort study that used inverse probability of treatment weighting and included 28 255 children with a mean duration of follow-up of 3.6 years, maternal influenza vaccination during pregnancy was not significantly associated with the risk of immune-related health outcomes (eg, asthma, infections) non–immune-related outcomes (eg, neoplasms, sensory impairment), or nonspecific health outcomes (eg, emergency visits, hospitalizations). MeaningSeasonal influenza vaccination in pregnancy was not significantly associated with adverse early childhood health outcomes among offspring.
JAMA – American Medical Association
Published: Jun 8, 2021