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Vaccinations Your Checklist

Vaccinations Your Checklist

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Vaccinations are the best and safest way to prevent your baby from falling sick. During the first few years of life, your baby is given several vaccines to protect him or her from disease. The checklist below shows the vaccines your baby receives up to one year. It also shows when your baby gets them and what they protect your baby from.

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Side effects from vaccines are usually not serious in most babies. However, you need to visit your doctor if you notice:

Age When Given Name of the Vaccine Protects Against Comments
At Birth BCG  


OPV 0: Oral Polio Vaccine, first dose.


Hep-B 1: Hepatitis- B vaccine, first dose
Protects against Tuberculosis.

Protects against Polio.


Protects against Hepatitis-B.
Hepatitis-B vaccine should be administered to all babies before being discharged from the hospital.
At 6 weeks: DTwP
1/DTaP 1

IPV 1: Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine.


Hib 2.


RV 1: Rotavirus, first dose.


PCV 1.
DTaP:
Protects
against
Diphtheria,
Tetanus & Pertussis.




Protects against Polio.


Protects against Haemophilus influenzae type b.


Protects against Rotavirus. Protects against Pneumococcal disease, first dose.
Polio: If IPV is unaffordable or unavailable, all doses of IPV may be replaced with OPV.
If IPV is started at 8 weeks, 2 doses should be administered instead of 3 and there should be an interval of 8 weeks between the doses.


Rotavirus: 2 doses of RV-1 are given.
At 10 weeks: DTwP 2/DTaP 2.


IPV 2: Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine.


Hib 2.



RV 2: Rotavirus, second dose.


PCV 2.
Protects
against
Diphtheria,
Tetanus
& Pertussis.

Protects against polio


Protects against Haemophilus influenzae type b.

RV 2 - Protect against Rotavirus.


Protects against Pneumococcal disease, second dose.
 
At 6 months: OPV 1: Oral Polio Vaccine, second dose


Hep-B 3: Hepatitis-B vaccine, third dose
  

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