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Vaccination Chart For New Born
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
2 month vaccines: vaccines given at the 2month check up: DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, acelluar pertussis) PCV13 - pneumococcal conjugate Polio Hib - haemophilus influenzae type b Rotavirus hepatitis B Rotavirus is a oral vaccination. The others are given as shots. There are combination vaccines available as well. Discuss with your pediatrician what vaccines will be given at your child's check-up ...Read more
Get all yourvaccines: Vaccines are important to keeping a baby healthy. There are almost no valid reasons to delay those recommended. Only the Hepatitis B Vaccine is typically given in the first month, even this can be delayed till 2 mths unless mom is a hep b carrier. In areas where pertussis is prevalent, the vaccine can be given at 6 mths. Mothers of newborns should check they are vaccinated for flu and pertussi. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello doctor my newborn bsby vaccination date is 21/3/13 can I give the vaccination before of the date 12/3/13?
Can we stagger the vaccination schedule for our newborn? Is it necessary to give all the shots according to schedule? What're the risks in staggering?
Its child abuse: I find the kids recover from 5 shots almost as quickly as 1, and the idea of taking an infant in every week for staggered shots is, to me child abuse. Playboy bunnies and a few physicians offer this an untested way to avoid "problems" that have been disproven. It also increases the chance the kid will miss vaccines along the way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
CDC: go to the CDC website for a complete chart. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html ...Read more
Too broad a topic: There are books written on this period & it is not realistic to try to cover it in 400 characters. If you have a specific question, submit some background information & ask a clear question.Questions are not linked on the site & you are not sending emails back & forth so each question must be asked separately. ...Read more
Physical appearance: babies just grow in size, become more active and aware of surroundings ...Read more
Normal newborn temp: Usually btw 36 and 37 degree c. But usally greater than 36.5. Place baby an your skin and snuggle. If baby is feeding and otherwise well i wouldn't be concern. Recheck the temp after doing this. If baby appears ill or temperature remains take to dr asap, particularly if in first 6 wks of life. ...Read more