What is the schedule for pentavalent vaccine?

When should they be given? Three doses are given. The first dose is given as pentavalent vaccine only after a child is 6 weeks old. The second and third doses are given at 10 and 14 weeks of age respectively also in the form of pentavalent vaccines.

What is the best vaccine schedule for babies?

Birth to 15 Months

Vaccine 2 mos 12 mos
Diphtheria, tetanus, & acellular pertussis (DTaP: <7 yrs) 1st dose
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) 1st dose ←3rd or 4th dose, See notes→
Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV13) 1st dose ←4th dose→
Inactivated poliovirus (IPV: <18 yrs) 1st dose ←3rd dose→

What does the 6 in 1 shot cover?

The 6-in-1 vaccine works well. It produces very good immunity to diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, Hib, polio and hepatitis B infections.

What are the most important vaccines for babies?

Ideally, by the time your child starts kindergarten, they will have received:

  • all three hepatitis B vaccinations.
  • diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) vaccine.
  • haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Hib)
  • pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)
  • inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV)

What is the 5-in-1 vaccine for babies?

The full name of the 5-in-1 vaccine used in the UK is DTaP/IPV/Hib, which stands for ‘Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Polio Vaccine, Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b)’.

How long do you have to wait between immunizations?

Two or more injectable or nasally administered live vaccines not administered on the same day should be separated by at least 4 weeks (Table 3-4), to minimize the potential risk for interference.

What vaccines do they give newborns?

Chickenpox (Varicella)

  • Diphtheria.
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Hepatitis A.
  • Hepatitis B.
  • Hib.
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Measles.
  • What was the 6 needle injection at school?

    Key vaccine facts The 6-in-1 vaccine used in the UK gives protection against these six serious diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), polio, Hib disease (Haemophilus influenzae type b) and hepatitis B.

    What do babies do after their first shots?

    After vaccination

    • Read the Vaccine Information Sheet(s) your baby’s doctor gave you to learn about side effects your baby may experience.
    • Swaddle.
    • Offer breastmilk or formula more often. It is normal for some babies to eat less during the 24 hours after getting vaccines.
    • Pay extra attention to your baby for a few days.

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