When Should Your Child Be Receiving His Shots

Vaccines are recommended for children on a regular schedule, beginning at birth and through age 18. Find out which vaccinations are suggested -- and when -- here! (Click here to send this web address to yourself or to a friend.)
2005 Vaccination Schedule
This schedule indicates the recommended ages for routine administration of currently licensed childhood vaccines, as of January 1, 2005, for children through age 18 years.

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Important Notes:

Any dose not given at the recommended age should be given at any subsequent visit when indicated and feasible. The green bars indicate age groups that warrant special effort to administer those vaccines not previously given. Additional vaccines may be licensed and recommended during the year. Licensed combination vaccines may be used whenever any components of the combination are indicated and the vaccine's other components are not contraindicated. Providers should consult the manufacturers' package inserts for detailed recommendations.

For additional information about the vaccines listed above, please visit the AAFP Home Page at http://www.aafp.org/ or call the AAFP Hotline at 800-274-2237.PregnancyAndBaby.com

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