Thursday, March 17, 2011

Vaccinations {Part 2}

Did you know...

The 2011 Vaccine schedule for children birth - 6 years consists of

- Hepatitis B {Hep B}
- Rotavirus {RV}
- Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis {DTaP}
- Haemophilus influenza type b {Hib}
- Pneumococcal {PCV}
- Inactivated Poliovirus {IPV}
- Influenza
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella {MMR}
- Varicella
- Hepatitis A {Hep A}
- Meningococcal {MCV4}

Compared to the 1983 Vaccine Schedule for children

- Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis {DTP}
- Oral, attenuated Poliovirus {OPV}
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella {MMR}
- Adult Tetanus and Diptheria {Td}

Thoughts on THAT and how it impacts one's body in various ways??


Michele said...

My hubs is an immunologist and he has SOOOO many concerns about the AAP schedule. He's pro-Vaccine but the way we do it in this country puts an incredible strain on the developing immune system

The Swann's said...

Michele, I would be very interested to hear your husband's take on vaccinations! I vote for a blog post by him on sharing his thoughts! :-)