What children need vaccinations
There is a list of diseases that are considered the most dangerous to children, who live in Russia, so vaccination against them included in the Russian calendar vaccinations. These vaccines protect the child, creating an artificial immune system, which helps protect the baby from the disease and the effects it may cause. Also prophylactic vaccination stopped and prevent possible epidemic.
Terms and rules of vaccination can not be neglected. You can not vaccinate a child during illness or during rehabilitation after. For each child makes vaccination schedule in which, on the basis of his age, state of health, disease risk, the formation of immunity to various diseases, prescribe terms and vaccination schemes. Individual approach requires children with chronic diseases, allergies or weakened immune system. Before vaccination of the child is necessary to consult a doctor-immunologist. The first inoculation put on viral hepatitis B. The vaccine made immediately after birth, within the first 12 hours of his life. Vaccination is the first repeat in a month, and then every 6 months. This vaccine is the most difficult portable, so it is possible to postpone it to a later age. It should be borne in mind that the child should be vaccinated by the time they start school. In the maternity ward, and usually put another vaccinated with BCG. This vaccination against tuberculosis, and she put the three - seven-day kids. In Russia, the TB situation is extremely unfavorable, so do not give up this vaccine. Another vaccine in the calendar is a comprehensive DTP vaccination. This vaccination against four dangerous diseases: diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and polio. These vaccinations are carried out in accordance with the schedule, starting with three months of age and up to a year of life. Keep in mind that in case of failure of the polio vaccination, when the child enters the children's group, which will be re-vaccination against polio, the child is subject to isolation for a period of 40 days. This is done in order to avoid contamination of vaccine from this disease. The following vaccines are included in the Russian calendar vaccinations - a vaccination against measles, mumps and rubella. They put year-old child. Obligatory is also the Mantoux test, which is done every year. and should not be neglected, especially given the level of tuberculosis in our country. This procedure is absolutely harmless and very informative. But the flu shot is recommended to set only children with chronic diseases, who need special protection. For healthy children and teenagers there is no need in this vaccination.