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Please share your LO's Vaccine(s) schedule

Discussion in 'Toddlers' started by arthidiva, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. arthidiva

    arthidiva Silver IL'ite

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    Hi,

    I want to know if I missed any vaccine for my child.. I hear from some parents bat some vaccine I am not familiar with and I am worried..

    Could you please share your LO's Vaccine(s) schedule?

    like at which months/ year, which vaccine? (pls give common name of the vaccine) Any optional vaccine you have opted and suggest for others? I want to ask my pead abt this.

    Thanks,
    A
     
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  2. Aadhusmom

    Aadhusmom Gold IL'ite

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    Here goes AD: (Below is what I gave for DS; what I recommend varies depending on the child);

    Birth - BCG; OPV
    6, 10 and 14 weeks - DPT, Hib, Hep B, OPV (Easy 5)
    10, 14 and 18 weeks - IPV (Imovax polio)
    18 weeks, 7 mnths and 9 mnths - Pneumococcal (Prevnar)
    9 mnths - Measles
    15 mnths - MMR
    18 mnths - DPT, Hib (1st booster - Easy 4) , OPV
    2 years - Chicken pox

    Plan to give Hep A (2 doses) sometime this year and DPT 2nd booster with MMR booster at 5 years. I'm not giving typhiod. We also do all pulse polio days.

    V.
     
  3. Priya_Mommy

    Priya_Mommy Gold IL'ite

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    Vanathi,
    Thanks for the vaccine schedules. I hope I have completed all vaccines as per schedule till 2 years of age. But last week went to Paed to give TYphoid vaccine but she suggested to hold for couple of weeks as my son was recovering from a viral fever at that time.
    Also she told that that vaccine may cause fever.
    Normally I prefer the vaccines which doesn't cause fever to my son. But dont know why she said like that. Also want to give him H1N1 vaccine, can you tell if there are any fever free vaccines for Typhoid,H1N1??
     
  4. Vishalini3

    Vishalini3 Silver IL'ite

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    V, I wanted to ask this, for my DS, he got IPV shots in 6weeks, but later got missed. We had to visit some other paed, DD was sick, we kinda didnt notice. But last week, i noticed that 10th week, 14th week, he received pentaxim and OPV. Is there anything that we got to do now? He is completing 5months, this 12th.
     
  5. arthidiva

    arthidiva Silver IL'ite

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    Hey V, thank u so much for giving the entire table..

    this pnemococcal vaccine is optional, isnt it? what is it for? I dont think P had this vaccine.. Can he take it at this age?
     
  6. arthidiva

    arthidiva Silver IL'ite

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    V, I heard a doc saying that typhoid vaccine protects only one year.. so if you want to take it, then it is required every year. is that so?

    Does Hep A have only 2 doses? or is it like HepB - 3 doses (0, 1, 6 months)? we giove only Hep A for kids right? not Hep B?
     
  7. asha_karthik

    asha_karthik Silver IL'ite

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    My paed said its not reqd if the child has crossed 2.5 years when i checked for DD then.

    V - question.. why did you opt out of typhoid vaccine for A?
     
  8. tikka

    tikka Gold IL'ite

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    Agree with Asha about prevnar... My understanding of typhoid vaccine is that it only provides limited protection and needs to be administered every three years. We chose to give this over prevnar because the area where we live our water supply is not well protected and couple of years ago there was a cholera outbreak. For this reason, we also decided to give Hep A - any disease that travels through the feco-oral route, we decided to vaccinate against. Whereas we decided not to give Prevnar because we knew DS won't be in a playschool/daycare set up before he turned two.
    Arthi, this is the IAP's vaccine schedule http://www.iapcoi.com/chapter03immunizationschedule.pdf
    More or less what V has posted here. I hope this helps.
     
  9. Aadhusmom

    Aadhusmom Gold IL'ite

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    No there arent. All vaccines have a tendency to cause fever and its usually mild and transient fever - nothing to worry about.

    Pon - Pentaxim has IPV in it so there's nothing you need to do. Did he get a Hep B in addition? Pentaxim does not have Hep B.

    After 2 there is no need for pnemo. Its for some strains of pneumococci which cause pneumonia, meningitis and ear infections. Its meant for the under 2 set.

    Typhoid vaccine has only a 60-70% protective rate (that is only that many children are able to develop antibodies to typhoid after vaccinating). It is valid for 3 years and there is no booster effect - you need to vaccinate every 3 years for protection. Hep A has only 2 doses and kids get both hep A and B.

    Because it doesnt have a very good seroconversion rate and the protection is only for max 3 years (antibodies actually start waning after 2 yrs). I think taking precautions in food and water is better than the typhoid and rota viral vaccines. Plus of course that typhoid is very very treatable in the overwhelming majority of kids.

    V.
     
  10. Aadhusmom

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    And if anyone is wondering I did the pneumo because I wasnt sure about the daycare situation with A (was planning to go back to work earllier actually)and was under a lot of pressure to give it.

    V.

    PS - So sorry this is so late ladies.
     

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