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Baby and Child Health

Child Immunization

At birth, infants have protection against certain diseases because antibodies have passed through the placenta from the mother to the unborn child. After birth, breastfed babies get the continued benefits of additional antibodies in breast milk. But in both cases, the protection is only temporary

Immunization (vaccination) is a way of fortifying the immune system against certain diseases by using small amounts of a killed or weakened microorganism that causes the particular disease.

Child immunization and benefits
If the child is properly immunized, many diseases can be prevented. Still most people are ignorant r.. read full article »

Immunization Schedule for Infants and Children
A reference table of immunization schedule for infants and children read full article »

Influenza Immunization
Influenza immunization information read full article »

Haemophilus Immunization
Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccination in Children Immunized Beginning at 2 to 6 Months of Age read full article »

Varicella Immunization
Varicella immunization information read full article »

Vaccination and side effects
A vaccine side effect can be defined as an adverse reaction to a vaccine read full article »


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