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What Should I Do If My Baby Is Too Young For A Flu Shot
Shoot everyone else: Flu shots are recommended for anyone over 6 months of age. If your baby is younger that that, make sure everyone else in the household or has contact with your child gets the flu shot. Also for younger infants it is a good idea to avoid contact with anyone who has a cold if possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: If there's no specific reason your child shouldn't receive the shot, like an allergy, then, yes, most definitely. Flu shots can be given yearly after 6 months of age. Not giving the shot is not the same as not taking a risk; you're just accepting the much larger risk of getting the illness and a serious complication. Besides hygiene/clean water, nothing compares with vaccines for health value. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I got a flu shot prior to getting pregnant, are any of the antibodies still passed to the baby?
Should I have a flu shot as it's winter now and lots of people have flu. I am breast feeding my 3 weeks old baby at the moment. Thanks?
Yes: It is a great way to protect your baby. ...Read more
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