5 Vaccinations That Must Have For Every Newborn

by Alice Thomas Writer

Immunization means protection, just like you are protecting your unborn baby from harmful effects for 9 months. In this way, vaccination is also important for the protection of your baby from the harmful viruses. As well as, the best baby scan clinic will make sure your baby is doing fine inside of you.

Vaccination is the only way to prevent some certain disease, there is no treatment invented for them. Timely vaccination will protect your baby from the contagious diseases.

As we are discussing the vaccination for newborns only, all would-be-mommy is requested to pay attention to the article and remember all the vaccination your baby needs after birth.

Diphtheria Vaccination (DTaP Vaccine):

Given at: 8, 12, and 16 weeks of age for all babies born on after 1st August 2017.

Diphtheria is a highly contagious disease that can affect the throat and nose. Although it is very rare in the UK because of babies get vaccinated on time.


1. A thick gray-white coat in the back of the throat.

2. Fever

3. It can lead to breathing problem and paralysis.

Pneumococcal Vaccine Or PCV:

Given at: 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 1 year of age.

This vaccine protects against the pneumococcal infection. This is also known as Pneumonia vaccine.


1. Fever

2. Cough, meningitis,

3. Sometimes rashes on the skin.


Given at: 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 1 year of age, 3 years and four months as a booster, and at the age of 14 as teenager booster. The vaccine protects against Tetanus.

Tetanus happens when a bacteria getting into the wound. Tetanus cannot be spread from person to person.


1. Painful breathing and swallowing.

2. High fever

3. Sweating

Polio Vaccine:

Given at: 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 1 year of age. 3 years and four months as a booster, and at the age of 14 as teenager booster.

Polio is very common in the UK. But now it is rare because of the vaccine. Most people with polio don't have any symptoms, however, some people get affected with the polio virus and become paralyzed. Polio vaccine protects against the polio virus.


1. High fever

2. Abdominal pain

3. Sore throat.

Hepatitis B:

Given at: 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 1 year of age.

Hepatitis B is an infection, which caused serious liver disease that’s spread through blood and fluids. People, who are at high risk of the condition they need to get vaccinated. It depends on how long a person is infected. In children, it often takes years to cause serious liver damage.


1. Tiredness and fever, headache.

2. Loss of appetite.

3. Diarrhea

4. Jaundice

It is best to get vaccinated at the recommended age and protect your baby from the contagious diseases as early as possible. There are more crucial vaccines available for newborn, consult with your health care provider for more information. Besdies, If your baby is unborn don’t forget to have an Ultrasound Baby Scan from the best baby scan clinic.

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