Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: anon | 2011/02/03

Q.

injections

when my daughter turned 5 (she is now 7) we took her for her injection but the nurse said its no more given at 5 years then next one will be when she turns 12 - is this ok? she had all her previous injections

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your daughter should have had a booster at the age of 6 years This includes a repeat MMR and a booster of her very first set of immunisations. These can be given between the ages of 5 and 7 years, so your daughter can still have these boosters.

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