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Vaccinations for children: Pros and Cons

All the parents, without exception, from the first day of life of his child asking: do or do not have their children vaccinated.Some are hesitant to vaccinate without hesitation and strictly follow the immunization calendar, while others on the contrary, for a long time weighed all the possible "for" and "against", trying to make an informed and correct decision and collecting information about the dangers and benefits of vaccination with the first weeks of life of their child.

Let's try to understand this complex issue together.

How is the vaccination?

vaccination begins in the first 12 hours of life - the vaccine against hepatitis B. The second vaccination is to be in the 3-7 day of life, and a vaccine against tuberculosis.If a child is born with low weight and significantly weakened, then the baby may develop a severe form of jaundice, with all the attendant circumstances.


In the first months of a child's life mother begins to wonder how sane people of the dangers that lie in wait for any kid w

ho is actively learns, at home and outside its walls: contusions, abrasions, insect bites and animal contacts to other people.Of course, we should start to be vaccinated.It is necessary to carefully study a lot of literature.

Preparing a child for vaccination

advise you to give preference to the recommendations of Dr. Komarovsky.They lie in the fact that, prior to any vaccination to make sure your baby blood and urine tests.If tests are normal, then a day or two before the vaccinations reasonable to limit the child's food or make it more digestible.The reason is that after the introduction of the vaccine, bowel baby is exposed to enormous loads.Also, if a child is allergic, 2 days before and 2 days after vaccination give antihistamines.Do not choose Suprastin or Tavegil, they dry mucous membranes that will not play in our favor in the case of temperature increase.We give preference to drugs like Zyrtec or Fenistil.During these two days give child calcium gluconate sincecalcium deficiency in the body increases the risk of allergic reactions.Be sure to obtain permission for the vaccination at the neurologist.

If you have a baby any birth defects, neurological abnormalities, the vaccine is contraindicated.In the morning a little before vaccination to feed the baby, not Kuta.After inoculation closely watching the baby, we monitor the temperature and general condition.If you see anything suspicious, immediately call an ambulance.And the most important rule that you need to learn for themselves.Before inoculation all should be, as always!Eat as usual, asleep, as usual, he is awake, as usual.If the mother is seen as a change in the child's condition, do not write it off on windy or teething.It is an opportunity to move the vaccine.

How do immunizations to children?


All vaccinations is best done on the principle of easily transferable to portable hard.Start with polio vaccine and then Mantoux test, the vaccine against measles, mumps, rubella, and only then to DTP.Clearly, follow the golden rule: the child should be completely healthy at the time of vaccination.

Pervasive talk of a measles epidemic this winter convinced of the correctness of the approach: vaccination is necessary, otherwise it could lead to the fact that we will return in times of plague, cholera, and other equally dreadful diseases.But it should not thoughtlessly, but clearly drawn up by the algorithm:

  • Firstly, the analysis.
  • Secondly, the absolute health of the baby at the time of vaccination.
  • Thirdly, the prevention of allergic reactions give antihistamines and calcium preparations.Enlists the help of a neurologist.

See also:

  • Vaccination Manta contraindications
  • Does the flu shot?

Dear Mom!Vaccinations do not.But it does not follow the requirements of doctors and nurses to comply with immunization schedule, and above all his mother's heart, which is always able to tell the right decision.

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