Vaccination and Health Screen: 2 months old

Rotavirus (RV) spreads easily among infants and young children. The virus can cause severe watery diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. Children who get rotavirus disease can become dehydrated and may need to be hospitalized.
 
 
DTaP is the name of the whooping cough vaccine for children (2 months through 6 years). DTaP vaccine combines protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough).That will be the best way to protect him from whooping cough as he gets older. 
 
Hib disease is a serious illness caused by the bacteria Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Babies and children younger than 5 years old are most at risk for Hib disease. It can cause lifelong disability and be deadly.
 
 
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) can prevent pneumococcal disease which is any illness caused by pneumococcal bacteria. These bacteria can cause many types of illnesses, including pneumonia, which is an infection of the lungs.  Pneumococcal bacteria are one of the most common causes of pneumonia.

IPV vaccine to protect against polio

13 thoughts on “Vaccination and Health Screen: 2 months old

  1. Thanks for this very useful info ma’am.

    All the vaccines except that of Rotavirus is free or heavily subsidized in hospitals here.

    Rotavirus vaccine here is very expensive and it is supposed to be 2/3 shots. I couldn’t give my two kids because of the cost.

  2. Thanks again precious Angel of life. My question is what is the procedure to protect a baby whose mother already has the hepatitus B in her bloodstream. Plenty loving appreciation!💕💓💕

    1. Great question

      Within a few hours of birth, the baby will receive the first dose of the hepatitis B vaccine. A shot of HBIG is given as well.

      Two more doses of the vaccine are given over the next 6 months. After the vaccine series is complete, the baby will be tested for hepatitis B virus infection.

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