Glasnevin Family Practice

Child Vaccinations

Childhood immunisation is very important in the longterm health of your baby. The State childhood immunisation programme recommends that vaccination should commence when your baby is 2 calendar months old. 

It is necessary for Mum to attend at the first visit as her written consent is required.  She must also attend when baby is due the MMR at 12 months, again to give written consent.

Vaccinations are carried out by the Nurse.

A minor illness such as a head cold or cough are not a reason to delay baby vaccination, however if your baby has a temperature it is best to reschedule the vaccination appointment to another day.

 

For babies born 1 July 2015 - 30 September 2016: see www.Immunisation.ie


For babies born ON or AFTER 1 October 2016: see as below and at www.Immunisation.ie

Age to Vaccinate

Type of Vaccination

At Birth

BCG/Tuberculosis Vaccine (given in maternity hospitals or HSE clinic)

The HSE continues to experience ongoing delays with the supply of BCG vaccine.

At 2 Months (518KB)

Free from your GP

6 in 1 Vaccine (Diphtheria Tetanus Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Hib (Haemophilus influenzae  b) Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis) Hepatitis B)

PCV (Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)

MenB Vaccine (Meningococcal B Vaccine)

Rotavirus oral vaccine

At 4 Months (546KB)

Free from your GP

6 in 1 Vaccine (Diphtheria Tetanus Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Hib (Haemophilus influenzae typeb) Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis) Hepatitis B)

MenB Vaccine (Meningococcal B Vaccine)

Rotavirus oral vaccine

At 6 Months (524KB)

Free from your GP

6 in 1 Vaccine (Diphtheria Tetanus Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Hib (Haemophilus influenzae b) Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis) Hepatitis B)

PCV (Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)

MenC Vaccine (Meningococcal C Vaccine)

 At 12 Months (476KB)

Free from your GP

MMR (Measles Mumps Rubella)

MenB Vaccine (Meningococcal B Vaccine)

At 13 Months (551KB) 

Free from your GP

Hib/MenC (Haemophilus influenzae  b and Meningococcal C combined vaccine)

PCV (Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)

 
What are these vaccinations?
6 in 1 = Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio,Hib (Haemophilus Influenza B), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Hepatitis B Vaccine.
PCV = Pneumococcal Vaccine.
Men B = Meningitis B Vaccine.
Men C = Meningococcal Vaccine.
MMR = Measles, Mumps & Rubella Vaccine.
 

The primary immunisation programme is a free service for all children.

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