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Vaccination schedule to protect your baby from diseases

Vaccination schedule to protect your baby from diseases
September 09
08:36 2014

A baby is highly prone to infections and diseases they are super delicate. In such instances, from the birth of the children to the age of five there are certain vaccinations that are must for them in order to protect them from various severe and contagious diseases.

So, if you are soon going to deliver a baby, then reading this article can help you keep proper agenda of vaccination schedule of your baby.

AGE VACCINE DOSE
When born BCG (tuberculosis vaccine)

OPV (Oral polio vaccine)
Hep B (Hepatitis B vaccine)


Dose 1

Dose 1

When 6-8 weeks young DTaP (Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis)

HIB (Haemophilus Influenzae type B vaccine)

PCV (Pneumococcal Conjugate vaccine)This assists to prevent meningitis (brain fever) and pneumonia. The complete dose is given in 3 injections.

Rotavirus

As name suggests, this vaccine assists to protect your baby against rotavirus. Rotavirus is key cause of diarrhea. The vaccine is recommended by WHO because rotavirus is the main cause of dehydration in babies.

OPV (Oral polio vaccine)

Hep B (Hepatitis B vaccine)

Dose 1

Dose 1

Dose 1


Dose 1




Dose 2

Dose 2

When 10-16 weeks young DTaP (Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis)

HIB (Haemophilus Influenzae type B vaccine)

PCV (Pneumococcal Conjugate vaccine)

Rotavirus

OPV (Oral polio vaccine)

Dose 2

Dose 2

Dose 2

Dose 2

Dose 3

When 14-24 weeks young DTaP (Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis)

Hep B (Hepatitis B vaccine)

HIB (Haemophilus Influenzae type B vaccine)

PCV (Pneumococcal Conjugate vaccine)

Rotavirus

Dose 3

Dose 3

Dose 3

Dose 3

Dose 3

When your baby is 6 months young Influenza vaccine.
This vaccine helps in preventing common flu to a large extent. The injections are given any time after your baby completes 6 months. 2 shots are given to first timers with a gap of 4-6 weeks. After the main doses, one shot is given every year between October and December. This is a very unique vaccine, as it specially made for that particular year, depending on the common flu virus.
Dose 1
When your baby is 7-8 months young Influenza vaccine.
This vaccine helps in preventing common flu to a large extent. The injections are given any time after your baby completes 6 months. 2 shots are given to first timers with a gap of 4-6 weeks. After the main doses, one shot is given every year between October and December. This is a very unique vaccine, as it specially made for that particular year, depending on the common flu virus.
Dose 2
When your baby is 9-12 months young Measles vaccine
OPV (Oral polio vaccines)

Dose 5
When your baby is 12-18 months young Hep A (Hepatitis A vaccine)Chickenpox.

This vaccine provides protection from chickenpox virus, lifelong

Dose 1
When your baby is 15-18 months young MMR (Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine)

HIB (Haemophilus Influenzae type B vaccine)

DTaP (Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis)

Booster

Booster 1

When your baby’s age is 18-24 months OPV (Oral polio vaccine)
Hep A (Hepatitis A vaccine)
Booster 1

Dose 2

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