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Susie said on 02 October 2012

Ava Grace - it's too soon for data on the vaccine's uptake and impact in the US to be available but, as with any vaccine, its use is being monitored and any adverse events are being reported. This means anything that could be attributed to the vaccination is recorded, such as soreness at the site of the injection, or an allergic reaction. So far, there is no evidence to suggest that the whooping cough vaccine is harmful to pregnant women or their babies. We've updated the page to make it clearer how the vaccine used in the UK differs from the one used in the United States. Hope this helps. Susie at NHS Choices