Two - Four months old

39843939 s naumovTwo months old

  • Diptheria, tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae type b - (DTaP/IPV/Hib)    (one injection)
  • Pneumococcal disease (PCV)  (one injection)
  • Rotavirus (diarrhoea virus)  (by mouth)
  • Meningococcal group B disease (MenB)  (one injection)

Three months old

  • Diptheria, tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (DTaP/IPVHib)    (one injection)
  • Meningitis C (MenC) (one injection)
  • Rotavirus  (by mouth)

Four months old

  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (DTaP/IPV/Hib)    (one injection)
  • Pneumococcal disease (PCV)  (one injection)
  • Meningitis B (MenB)  (one injection)

 Notes:

  • For meningitis B vaccination there is likely to be a fever of up to 39c afterwards so we advise administering paracetamol soon after the vaccination (you will be given a dose to give) and up to two more times every four to six hours.

More information about the vaccinations can be obtained from the Department of health web site here

Meningitis B - guide for parents on menigitis and septicaemia
Protecting your baby against rotavirus
Improving protection against Meningitis C
Measles - don't let your child catch it
Protecting your children against Flu

 

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