Articles about pertussis

Breastfeeding and Pertussis

August 3, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does breastfeeding unvaccinated infants protect them from pertussis? The Study: Nearly 300 infants under six months of age were... View Article

Pertussis Hospitalizations

May 12, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: What factors are related to hospitalization of children with pertussis? The Study: From May 2009 through April 2010, Australia... View Article

Newborn Pertussis

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

Pertussis is a serious and potentially fatal disease, particularly in infants. The diphtheria, acellular tetanus and pertussis (DTaP) vaccine is... View Article