Getting your little one vaccinated is scary stuff—for both parents and baby!
The vaccinations may seem non-stop in the first year to 2-years of life for your baby. However, the following immunizations provide the best protection for various illnesses, bacteria, and diseases during the earliest years of life.
Here are 8 vaccinations every baby should get…
1. Hepatitis B Vaccine
Hepatitis B, which can cause liver disease in those with lowered immunity, can be passed from host to unsuspecting baby via blood or bodily fluids (i.e., saliva) containing traces of infected blood. Obviously, young children are more prone to liver damage (i.e., cirrhosis) from Hep B contamination than healthy adults, which is why the vaccine is recommended within the first 2 months of life.