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Dtp vaccination schedule for new born?

Dtp vaccination schedule for new born?

Starts at 2 months: DTaP Vaccine first dose is not given till the age of two months.The following is the schedule for DTaP Vaccine 2-4-6Months 3 shots 15to18months 4-6 Years Total of five doses ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

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


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What is the new born vacination schedule?

What is the new born vacination schedule?

HepB Only: There is only one vaccine given in the hospital to new borns and that is first dose of Hepatitis B,and Second dose is given at 1 month age Rest of the vaccines are started at 2 months ...Read more

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What vaccinations can you expect for your newborn at 2 months old?

What vaccinations can you expect for your newborn at 2 months old?

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

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How many vaccinations does a newborn need to get in the first month?

How many vaccinations does a newborn need to get in the first month?

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 more

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Hello doctor my newborn bsby vaccination date is 21/3/13 can I give the vaccination before of the date 12/3/13?

Hello doctor my newborn bsby vaccination date is 21/3/13 can I give the vaccination before of  the date 12/3/13?

Maybe, maybe not: It all depends on which vaccine one is talking about, and also depends on when the previous shot was given. The first hep b shot can be given at anytime, and the second one can be 28 days or more after the first one. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What are all immunizations needed for a newborn till age 5??

What are all immunizations needed for a newborn till age 5??

CDC: go to the CDC website for a complete chart. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html ...Read more

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How to take care of a new born?

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

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What physicaln pperance changes are there the first few months of a new born?

Physical appearance: babies just grow in size, become more active and aware of surroundings ...Read more

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Is it normal for new born to have a temperature 36.3 ? What are the norms? Asap

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

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more