Vaccines for Your Children
This five-page handout educates parents and other caregivers about vaccines for children. It explains when babies born in the United States may receive immunizations and how the vaccines are administered, clarifying that the full number of doses must be completed to protect the child from disease. The document contains a recommended vaccine schedule for children from birth to six years, providing suggested age and dosage information for Hepatitis B, DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis), Hib (Haemphilus influenzae type b), Pneumococcal Conjugate (PCV13), Polio (IPV), Rotavirus, Meningococcal, Influenza, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella, and Hepatitis A vaccines. It discusses caring for the child after they receive a shot, identifying those symptoms for which the child's doctor should be called, and keeping a vaccine record.
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