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What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

4 month vaccines: vaccines given at 4 months of age are the 2nd doses of those received at 2 months of age (with the possible exception of hepatitis B depending on when it was given previously). DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, acelluar pertussis) PCV13 - pneumococcal conjugate Polio Hib - haemophilus influenzae type b Rotavirus +/- hepatitis B (depending on when prev doses were given) ...Read more

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What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

What vaccines do babies get at their 4 month check-up?

4 month vaccines: vaccines given at 4 months of age are the 2nd doses of those received at 2 months of age (with the possible exception of hepatitis B depending on when it was given previously). DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, acelluar pertussis) PCV13 - pneumococcal conjugate Polio Hib - haemophilus influenzae type b Rotavirus +/- hepatitis B (depending on when prev doses were given) ...Read more

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Is it possible that the dpat vaccine be separated into 3 vaccines for babies?

Is it possible that the dpat vaccine be separated into 3 vaccines for babies?

Why ever?: There has been years of research done to combine these into one safe and effective vaccine and cut the discomfort involved with separate vaccines. They are not available separately.I view those who try to string out the shots based on the musings of a playboy bunny or well meaning docs as misguided. No baby should undergo extra pain over a myth. ...Read more

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Can vaccines cause babies to have digestive issues like spit up the day after being administered?

Can vaccines cause babies to have digestive issues like spit up the day after being administered?

See below.: No, vaccines generally would not cause this. What vaccine(s) did the baby you are talking about have? I would recommend that you contact your baby's doctor and discuss it with him/her. ...Read more

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Does retateq vaccine cause baby to sleep?

Does retateq vaccine cause baby to sleep?

Depends: Some times children can be a little tired after receiving a vaccine. However, common side effects of rota teq include crying or mild irritability. Call your doctor immediately if your child experiences serious side effects such as seizure, severe diarrhea, high fever, redness of skin or eyes, pain in their stomach. ...Read more

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Why aftr 2 month injection of BCG vaccine, the baby had blister on the left upper arm?Why it took 2 month?

Why aftr 2 month injection of BCG vaccine, the baby had blister on the left upper arm?Why it took 2 month?

Blister after BCG: Thanks for your question. The bcg vaccine contains some preservatives. Sometimes, people can have irritation in their arm from the preservative, and this can be delayed even several months from the vaccine. It's not a dangerous reaction, but i recommend that you take the baby to your primary care physician to have the arm looked at. ...Read more

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Why are so many vaccines recommended for babies?

Why are so many vaccines recommended for babies?

Diseases: Vaccinations for your baby are generally recommended to help prevent serious and deadly illnesses/diseases. The success of immunizations cannot be exaggerated enough--they are safe and the researchers who tried to suggest otherwise have been proven and admitted to being fraudulent. ...Read more

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What can the vaccines given to babies prevent?

What can the vaccines given to babies prevent?

Injury or death: The primary answer is that vaccines build up babies immunity to diseases. The list of available vaccines has more than tripled over the last 30 years as research has provided us with better vaccines against diseases. Many graveyards of the 1700-1950's are littered with little headstones of kids we lost. Unvaccinated kids still die in the us every year as a sad commentary about parents choices. ...Read more

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What diseases do the vaccines given to babies prevent?

What diseases do the vaccines given to babies prevent?

Vaccinesjustthefacts: Hepatitis B. HIB - prevents H. Influenza (epiglotitis prevention). DTaP - Diphtheria, Pertussis (whooping cough), Tetanus. IPV - Polio. Rotavirus (diarrheal illness). PCV - pneumococcus . MMRV - Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (chicken pox). Hepatitis A. Seasonal Flu are the various vaccines recommended from infancy to preschool aged kids. For a schedule checkout CDC.gov ...Read more

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Can you tell me what do the vaccines given to babies prevent?

Can you tell me what do the vaccines given to babies prevent?

Many diseases: The current ones are: hepatitis b, hepatitis a, diphtheria, tetanus, polio, whooping cough, rotavirus, haemophilus influenza type b, pneumococcal diseases, measles, mumps, german measles, chicken pox, menigococcus and influenza. There also is an antibody for RSV for some babies. ...Read more