Immunizations for Premature Infants
Starting at 2 months after birth,
For more information about recommended immunizations, see the topic Immunizations.
Tdap and flu (influenza) vaccines for close contacts
It's dangerous for a newborn to get pertussis (whooping cough) or the flu. If you have not yet had the vaccines for these diseases, get immunized as soon as possible. Ask teens and adults who have never had a
When your infant is 6 months old (chronological age), he or she can start getting a yearly flu shot. This is especially important for babies who have
Extra protection for your premature infant
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Premature infants, particularly those who have lung problems, have a higher risk of developing severe
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