Vaccinations

All the shot and jabs babies need to remain strong and healthy and all the relevant information parents need.

Eighteen-Month Old Baby’s Vaccination Read

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a bacterium that infects the lining of the brain, causing meningitis. Children with meningitis often have fever, stiff neck and drowsiness.

Fifteen-Month Old Baby’s Vaccination Read

Chickenpox (varicella) is a rare infection, which is extremely serious in infants, caused by a virus of the herpes family varicella-zoster virus (VZV).

Your One-Year Old Baby’s Vaccination Read

Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease. It is usually spread through close personal contact with an infected person or when a person unknowingly ingests the virus from objects, food, or drinks that are contaminated by small amounts of stool (poop) from an infected person.

Nine-Month Old Baby’s Vaccination Read

MMR vaccine is a safe and effective combined vaccine. It protects against 3 serious illnesses: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (German measles).

Four-Month Old Baby’s Vaccination Read

Pentavalent vaccine provides protection to a child from 5 life-threatening diseases –Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B, and Hib.

Two-Month Old Baby’s Vaccination Read

That little helpless newborn is becoming more and more mature by the day. And by the time they’re 2 months old, they'll be smiling and cooing at you when they're well-rested.

A Short and Effective Vaccination Guide for All Parents

Most immunisations have to be given more than once to prepare your child’s immunity. For example, three doses of DTaP/IPV/Hib vaccine are needed to provide protection in babies. Booster doses are then given later in life to provide a longer-term protection.

Heartburn and Acidity in Pregnancy

While nausea and vomiting are the top symptoms in the first trimester of pregnancy, by the time the second trimester starts, they are replaced by a new symptom: that is heartburn. It could continue till upto you give birth! 

New-Born Vaccine Details for Month ONE

BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guérin) is a vaccine given to babies to protect them from serious forms of Tuberculosis (TB) such as TB Meningitis (an infection of the brain) and Miliary TB (widespread infection).