Vaccination Schedule

It is very important for newborn babies and children to get vaccinated against different diseases especially infectious diseases. Many a times, parents have queries about vaccinations and common questions include

Which vaccinations should be given?

When it should be given?

What if parents forget to get their child vaccinated?

What if they have missed the dose?

What if my baby is sick on the vaccination day?

Which vaccinations should be given?

The aim of vaccination is to protect and boost immunity of children against deadly and troublesome infections and diseases. In time vaccination make it sure that the baby is no more vulnerable to diseases and can fight against those diseases. Following the recommended vaccination schedule reduces the incidence of those infections and diseases which means less stress, less pain and less expenditure on the health issues.

When it should be given?

A schedule is being shared and parents should follow this schedule. However, small changes can be made according to individual needs and problems but the most important thing is that all vaccinations should be provided to children to make them safe maximally against the diseases.

What if parents forget to get their child vaccinated?

Different catch up vaccination schedules are available. So if your child is not vaccinated, even then it’s never too late. You can get your child vaccinated at any age.

What if they have missed the dose?

If you have missed the vaccine dose for days, weeks or months, it’s not a big problem. Most important thing is that you should complete the vaccination schedule.

What if my baby is sick on the vaccination day?

If your child has minor illness (low grade fever, flu, runny nose, mild cough, mild diarrhea), it’s safe to get him/her vaccinated. But if he has high grade fever or severe illness, then it’s better to postpone vaccination until he/she gets better.

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