My Baby’s Vaccines; Get the Facts Here!

DTaP (Influenza)

New Parents Need to Learn the Facts

New parents need to learn the facts and educate themselves on each vaccine and what disease or illness it will provide protection from. Just as anything connected to your child’s medical care, keep records and accurately report prior vaccines to any medical professional. If your baby falls behind on the recommended schedule, ask about the catch up protocol.

Vaccine Descriptions

HepB: protects against hepatitis

BDTaP: a combined vaccine that protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough)

Hib: protects against Haemophilus influenzae type

bPCV: protects against pneumococcal disease

Polio: protects against polio, the vaccine is also known as IPV

RV: protects against infections caused by rotavirus

Influenza: protects against influenza (flu)

MMR: protects against measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles)

Varicella: protects against varicella, also known as chickenpox

HepA: protects against hepatitis A

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