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Is a premature baby's vaccine schedule different than a full-term baby's?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Nope

Current recommendations follow the same schedule.

In brief: Nope

Current recommendations follow the same schedule.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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2 doctors agree

In brief: No

As of now the vaccine schedule remains the same regardless of prematurity.
It relies on the chronological age of the infant. There is also an additional vaccine that some babies will receive for protection against RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) if they qualify.

In brief: No

As of now the vaccine schedule remains the same regardless of prematurity.
It relies on the chronological age of the infant. There is also an additional vaccine that some babies will receive for protection against RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) if they qualify.
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics

In brief: Immunization

As long as the preterm baby is well & stable without any problems, immunization schedule is the same as the the full term infant.
I hope that answers your question. Good luck.

In brief: Immunization

As long as the preterm baby is well & stable without any problems, immunization schedule is the same as the the full term infant.
I hope that answers your question. Good luck.
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
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