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When should my child receive his dtap shots?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: 2, 4, 6, 15 months
The usual schedule for dtap shots in normal babies is at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, and a booster at 12-18 months.
Another booster is at 4-5 years, and then the tdap booster is at 11 years.

In brief: 2, 4, 6, 15 months
The usual schedule for dtap shots in normal babies is at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, and a booster at 12-18 months.
Another booster is at 4-5 years, and then the tdap booster is at 11 years.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Paul Trani
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Multiple ages
The first three dtap vaccines occur during your child's first year of life.
The fourth dtap vaccine occurs between 15-18 months, and the last dtap vaccine happens between 4-5 years of age.

In brief: Multiple ages
The first three dtap vaccines occur during your child's first year of life.
The fourth dtap vaccine occurs between 15-18 months, and the last dtap vaccine happens between 4-5 years of age.
Dr. Paul Trani
Dr. Paul Trani
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
The first 3 are at 2 months, 4 months and 6 months of age, respectively.
Dr. Ruben Nazario
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: @ 2, 4, 6, 15 months
Dtap is a vaccine that protects babies from infection by diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, which are serious illnesses.
The academy of pediatrics recommends giving this vaccine at the 2, 4, and 6 months well-child visits. A fourth dose can be given when your baby is between 15 and 18 months old, although it can be given at 12 months of age, provided 6 weeks have passed since the previous dose.

In brief: @ 2, 4, 6, 15 months
Dtap is a vaccine that protects babies from infection by diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, which are serious illnesses.
The academy of pediatrics recommends giving this vaccine at the 2, 4, and 6 months well-child visits. A fourth dose can be given when your baby is between 15 and 18 months old, although it can be given at 12 months of age, provided 6 weeks have passed since the previous dose.
Dr. Ruben Nazario
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: On Schedule of AAP
Follow guidelines- 2, 4, 6 months.
Boosters at 12- 18 months, and 4- 6 years of age.

In brief: On Schedule of AAP
Follow guidelines- 2, 4, 6 months.
Boosters at 12- 18 months, and 4- 6 years of age.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
In brief: 2, 4, 6, 12 and 48 m
The 4th dose can be given as early as 12 months if at least 180 days have elapsed between dose # 3 and dose #4.

In brief: 2, 4, 6, 12 and 48 m
The 4th dose can be given as early as 12 months if at least 180 days have elapsed between dose # 3 and dose #4.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Ruben Rucoba
Pediatrics
In brief: 2,4,6 & 15 months
Dtap stands for diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, three serious, vaccine-preventable illnesses (the "a" stands for acellular, referring to the way the pertussis vaccine is made).
Babies get the dtap at 2, 4, and 6 months, with boosters at 15-18 months, 5 years and 11 years. Pertussis cases are on the rise, with many deaths recently in california. Protect your baby: get those shots!

In brief: 2,4,6 & 15 months
Dtap stands for diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, three serious, vaccine-preventable illnesses (the "a" stands for acellular, referring to the way the pertussis vaccine is made).
Babies get the dtap at 2, 4, and 6 months, with boosters at 15-18 months, 5 years and 11 years. Pertussis cases are on the rise, with many deaths recently in california. Protect your baby: get those shots!
Dr. Ruben Rucoba
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