Immunization Shots for Newborns

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies receive the following immunizations (also known as "vaccinations"):

  • Hepatitis B (HepB)
  • Rotavirus (Rota)
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTaP)
  • Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib)
  • Pneumococcal (PCV)
  • Inactivated polio (IPV)
  • Mumps, measles, rubella (MMR)
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • Hepatitis A (HepA)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/child-schedule.htm

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