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May 8th, 2013, 05:04 AM
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Join Date: Sep 2008
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A lot of parents use the Dr. Sears delayed schedule: (
Dr Sears Vaccine Schedule
). It makes sure that the child gets no more than 2 shots each visit, and no more than one live-virus vaccine per visit. There is one selective schedule which leaves out some shots, and another that includes all the recommended vaccines.
His book (The Vaccine Book) has a lot of info about each shot, the possible side-effects, the chances of your LO actually contracting the thing that you are vaxing against, etc. It definitely isn't a one-stop-shop for vaxing info, but it is one resource to help.
Note: This schedule assumes that you can get the measles, mumps, and rubella shots separately. These are not made separately anymore (at least they weren't last time I inquired), so if you want those you have to get the combo MMR vax.
Good luck...these decisions are tough!
Melissa & DH
IVF babies Claire (4), Abigail (2) and George (2)
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