Childhood Vaccination Schedule (cont.)

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What childhood vaccines are recommended, and at what ages they should be given?

Hepatitis B vaccine:

  1. First dose at birth before discharge
  2. Second dose at 1 to 2 months
  3. Third dose at 6 to 18 months

Hib vaccine:

  1. First dose at 2 months
  2. Second dose at 4 months
  3. Third dose at 6 months (depending upon type of Hib vaccine given)
  4. Fourth dose at 12 to 15 months

Inactivated polio vaccine:

  1. First dose at 2 months
  2. Second dose at 4 months
  3. Third dose at 6 to 18 months
  4. Fourth dose at 4 to 6 years

DTaP vaccine:

  1. First dose at 2 months
  2. Second dose at 4 months
  3. Third dose at 6 months
  4. Fourth dose at 15 to 18 months
  5. Fifth dose at 4 to 6 years
  6. Tdap is recommended at 11 years

Pneumococcal vaccine:

  1. First dose at 2 months
  2. Second dose at 4 months
  3. Third dose at 6 months
  4. Fourth dose at 12 to 18 months

Rotavirus vaccine:

  1. First dose at 2 months
  2. Second dose at 4 months
  3. Third dose at 6 months (depending upon type of rotavirus vaccine given)

Hepatitis A vaccine:

  1. First dose at 12 months
  2. Second dose at 18-30 months

Influenza vaccine:

  1. First dose at 6 months (requires a booster one month after initial vaccine)
  2. Annually after that

MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) vaccine:

  1. First dose at 12 to 15 months
  2. Second dose at 4 to 6 years

Varicella vaccine:

  1. First dose at 12 to 15 months
  2. Second dose at 4 to 6 years

Meningococcal vaccine:

  1. First dose at 11 years
  2. Second dose at 16 years

Human papillomavirus vaccine:

  1. First dose at 11 years
  2. Second dose two months after first dose
  3. Third dose six months after first dose
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/16/2014

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