Viral Infections

RSV - respiratory syncytial virus

By JustMommies

RSV or respiratory syncytial virus can be a frightening word to the parent of a young child. You may know someone whose child was hospitalized for RSV or maybe you've heard of RSV and are just not quite sure what is and what it can do to your child.
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Rotavirus: The Facts

By JustMommies

If you’ve had a child recently, you may have noticed a new addition to your baby’s vaccine schedule. On January 1st, 2007, The American Academy of Pediatrics published a revised recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents. One major change to the schedule was the addition of the live oral Rotavirus vaccine. It is recommended to be given at 2, 4 and 6 months of age.
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Roseola

By JustMommies

Roseola is a common viral childhood illness that usually occurs in children ages 6 months to 3 years old. Roseola is contagious and usually runs its course within 5 days to 2 weeks. Signs and symptoms of roseola Roseola is marked by a high fever, 103°F or above.
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