Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: KB | 2009-04-23

Q.

2 year old and flu vaccine

Do any of you recommend the flu vaccine for a 2 year old?? She is going for her 2 year injection next week and I would like to know if I should give her the flu vaccine too at the same time. The clinic recommend it and I see they' ve got it at my Paed as well. She' s supposed to get 2 doses (4 weeks apart), because she' s 2 years old. Is there any side affects and did any of your children benefit from it? She' s in a creche and I give her Scotts Emulsin in the morning, but if there' s more I can do to " protect"  her from getting sick this winter I would. Let me know please.

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