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??

2 comments:

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! :-)