An infection with rubella in the first three months of pregnancy can cause severe harm to the unborn child. Possible consequences are deafness and blindness, as well as mental handicaps of the child or even a miscarriage. Rubella has not such an impact on children and adults; therefore the vaccination should protect the pregnant woman.

If you wish to become pregnant we will check whether you need a booster inoculation. In most cases a combination vaccine that includes measles, mumps and rubella will be used, since the two additional diseases are very unpleasant for adults.

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