Yes. The standard baby shots are dtap (diphtheria, tetanus & pertussis), ipv (polio), hepb (hepatitis b), Hib (hemophillis meningitis type b), MMR (measles, mumps, & rubella) and varavax (chickenpox) are given at a year of age. The pneumococcal vaccine, pnu7 is also required. You must vaccinate your child or I will not serve as your pediatrician.
Yes. It is best to start at 6-12 weeks of age to protect your child from dangerous and potentially deadly illnesses. It is not too late to start on most of them.