Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mum21 | 2007/04/10

Q.

vaccines

good morning. hope you enjoyed the Easter holiday.
i would firstly like to know what vaccines are babies given when they turn a year?
secondly my 1 year old is totaly off milk for two weeks now. she only has two 150ml feeds of milk when sleeping. should i give her a calcium supplement?
should she be dewormed yet? what can i give her?
thank you.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Thank you. There are no vaccinations due at 1 year. The next immunisation is at 18 months. She does not need a calcium supplement at this stage. She is too young to be dewormed. We usually start when the child is around 2 years unless there is definite evidence of worm infestation.

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