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What are recommended childhood immunizations?

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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Many: Hepatitis a, hepatitis b, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hib, pneumococcal disease, polio, rotavirus, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and influenza. Some vaccines are combined so your baby can be spared from multiple injections. Most of the vaccines with will be given 2, 4, 6, 12 and 15 months and at 4 years of age. Flu shots are given yearly.
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Http://www.aap.org/immunization/: The aap website has the recommended schedule and vaccines for children. It is important to follow this schedule as it has been determined by experts in the field and is meant to give particular vaccines in intervals best for child's developing immune system.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
For 12-15 diseases: There are routine vaccinations for children, to protect them from getting about 12-15 bad diseases. A recommended vaccine schedule can be found at the american academy of pediatrics website.
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