When do babies get the whooping cough vaccine

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When do babies get the whooping cough vaccine When do babies get the whooping cough vaccine?       Help Protect Babies from Whooping Cough Whooping cough is a serious disease that can cause babies to stop breathing. You can help protect babies from whooping cough by getting your vaccine and making sure your baby gets his vaccines. Whooping cough, which is also called pertussis, is very contagious and most serious for babies. People with whooping cough usually spread the disease by coughing or sneezing while in close contact with others, who then breathe in the bacteria that cause the disease. Many babies who get whooping cough are...

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When do babies get whooping cough vaccine

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When do babies get whooping cough vaccine Get the Whooping Cough Vaccine While You Are Pregnant   It is important for women to get the whooping cough vaccine in the third trimester of every pregnancy. Vaccines are the best way to prevent this disease. There are 2 different whooping cough vaccines. Both vaccines combine protection against whooping cough, tetanus and diphtheria, but they are for different age groups: Tdap: for everyone 11 years and older, including pregnant women DTaP: for children 2 months through 6 years of age You need the whooping cough vaccine during each of your pregnancies The best time to get the shot is...

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When do babies need shots

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When do babies need shots What Shots Does My Baby Need, and When?       Getting your child immunized is something any parent can do to protect their children from dangerous diseases. Below are the vaccines your child needs to be protected: Age: Your child should get these shots: Additional Recommendations: Birth Hepatitis B 2 Months DTaP – Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Hepatitis B Hib – Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib Meningitis) PCV – Pneumococcal disease Polio – Inactivated polio virus vaccine RV – Rotavirus 4 Months DTaP Hepatitis B – If 1st dose given at 2 months instead of birth Hib...

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When do babies get their first shots

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When do babies get their first shots Your Baby's First Vaccines: What You Need to Know (VIS)     Why get vaccinated? These vaccines can protect your baby from 7 childhood diseases: Diphtheria Signs and symptoms include a thick coating in the back of the throat that can make it hard to breathe. Diphtheria can lead to breathing problems, paralysis and heart failure. About 15,000 people died each year in the U.S. from diphtheria before there was a vaccine. Tetanus (Lockjaw) Signs and symptoms include painful tightening of the muscles, usually all over the body. Tetanus can lead to stiffness of the jaw that can make it...

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When do babies get their shots

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When do babies get their shots VaccineShots Schedule This schedule of recommended immunizations may vary depending upon where you live, your child's health, the type of vaccine, and the vaccines available. Some of the vaccines may be given as part of a combination vaccine so that a child gets fewer shots. Talk with your doctor about which vaccines your kids should receive. Birth HBV: Hepatitis B vaccine; ideally, the first dose is given at birth, but kids not previously immunized can get it at any age. 1-2 months HBV: Second dose should be administered 1 to 2 months after the first dose. 2 months DTaP: Diphtheria, tetanus,...

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