What kind of vaccine will my baby need? What should I do to keep my baby’s health good?

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My baby was just born about 7 days ago. I want to know what kind of vaccine will my baby need? What should I do to keep my baby’s health good?

The newborn is usually given a 1st dose of Hepatitis B vaccine and BCG vaccine after birth. These can be found in your baby’s immunization record. The second shot will be 4 weeks later. Therefore you should check your baby’s immunization record to make sure that all required injections are given to your baby.

However there is a routine vaccination schedule which you need to follow. Click here for the details

Piyarat Lertbunnaphong , M.D. Pediatrics
Pediatrics – Endocrinologist
Samitivej Hospital

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