Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: jowie | 2008/08/19

Q.

Vaccines

my son went for his 14weeks vaccine the other day, so when do i need to take him back and for how many weeks? The doctor that i took him to did not write the return date, how many times must a child get his vaccines?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your doctor should have given you an immunization schedule for your baby. I am not ceratain if he intends giving your baby the new Prevenar vaccine to prevent pneumococcal infections.If not the next immunization is the measles vaccination at 9 months.

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