Why Do We Need Vaccinations | Children

 

 

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Why do we need vaccinations

Vaccination - administering a vaccine to a human body, which creates an artificial immunity to a particular disease. Was born child has the immunity acquired through the mother's placenta, but over time it weakens the protection. Vaccination helps produce antibodies that help protect the baby from illness.

Why do we need vaccinations

When vaccination takes place artificial administering to a child attenuated microorganisms, bacteria or viruses. At the same time it begins to produce antibodies, so the body has a command of the threat, which need to be addressed immediately. Since the immune system has produced a reaction against foreign organisms, it will be ready to re-answer, if the virus will try to break through the defense again. Vaccination is not recommended in the period when the child's immune system is weakened: a cold or any other infection, an allergic reaction to previous vaccinations, the child's entry into kindergarten or school (stressful). There is a vaccination schedule for children. The pediatrician is obliged to send to kids vaccinated according to their age. Unfortunately, many parents are afraid to vaccinate their children. This is due to the fact that the media often tells about the side effects of vaccination. However, various reactions may not only cause grafting, but also medicines. A child can not do without many of mandatory vaccinations. For example, pertussis, polio, tuberculosis, hepatitis B, diphtheria, measles, tetanus, rubella child will be able to protect only the time of vaccination. If parents offer a choice of vaccine domestic and foreign production, it is not necessary to doubt the inefficiency of one or the other. Both meet WHO requirements and protect the baby from illness. After vaccination, a child may have a fever a little, appear swelling, or redness at the injection site, impaired general condition. In this case, a side reaction should take place within 3 days. After being vaccinated against measles, rubella and mumps may cause complications for 5 - 14 days. In the case of a temperature increase of more than 38 degrees is recommended to consult a doctor.