Taking care of yourself, working with your doctor, and preparing your home are some ways to prepare for a healthy pregnancy. You should also get vaccinated against whooping cough and flu during any pregnancy. Vaccines are an important part of any pregnancy because they help protect you and your baby from preventable diseases. Talk to your doctor about how vaccination during pregnancy can protect you and your developing baby. Learn more by visiting the page Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy – this video can also be viewed at.