Flu shots provide added benefits for fetuses

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OTTAWA, Canada - Doctors now say getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unexpected benefits to your baby.

The study showed that H1N1 vaccination significantly reduced risk of stillbirth, pre-term birth and extremely small babies at birth.

Researchers at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute used birth records and looked at more than 55,000 births.

Click here to get a full breakdown of the results or go to www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120522134946.htm .

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