Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: naeem cassim | 2012/07/18

Q.

6 week vaccincations

Hi can you please give advice with regard to the two types of 6 week vaccinations which are given to new born infants

i need to know also the relevant side effects and how long this usually lasts for , as my set of twins who are 8 weeks old after having been born @ 32 weeks are due for their vaccines.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

At 6 weeks your babies are due for the first of three 6 in 1 vaccinations plus the first pneumocooccal vaccine. It is also recommended that infants receive the first oral Rotavirus immunisation at this age.

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