How to Reduce Chance of Newborns Catching Whooping Cough

For a number of years, whooping cough had drastically declined in the United States because most newborns were vaccinated for the disease (also called pertussis) shortly after birth.

However, a growing number of parents are not allowing their babies be vaccinated against whooping cough and other diseases. They site some reports that vaccinations may be linked to an increase in the number of cases of autism. To date, there has not been any definitive link proven between the two, but that’s not stopping many concerned parents from vaccinating their newborns.

Consequently, whooping cough (pertussis) is on the rise. However there is another way that 30concerned parents can reduce the chances of their children catching whooping cough…



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