Vaccines protect your baby from diseases and illnesses like measles, mumps, and rubella. Today, there is even a flu vaccine that is encouraged every year. Learn about the different types of vaccines and which ones your baby will receive during his first year.

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7 Newborn Vaccines Your Baby Needs
Is your baby protected from vaccine-preventable diseases? Here's the newborn vaccine schedule recommended by the CDC and AAP for your baby's first months of life.
11-Month-Old Suffers Stroke After Chickenpox—Shining a Light on the Importance of Vaccines
An 11-month-old boy suffered a stroke after contracting chickenpox, which he likely got from his older siblings, according to a new report. The boy had not been immunized, and the case is shining a light on the importance of vaccination.
The Horrifying Consequences of the Anti-Vaccine Movement
These parents never imagined their child would catch one of the life-threatening diseases that vaccines can prevent. But just because the illnesses are rare doesn’t mean they’re not a tragic reality for parents who have lost their children to them. Here are their stories.
How to Talk to Your Anti-Vaccine Friends
Talking to your anti-vaxxer friends can be frustrating and divisive when you know getting vaccinated is the right thing to do. “But you can talk about this issue in a way that builds your relationship,” says Karen Ernst, director of Voices for Vaccines, a parent-led nonprofit.
Aunt Shares Passionate Plea About Vaccination After Her Baby Niece Contracts Rare Infection
Hib flu, a bacterial infection in the bloodstream, can lead to more serious diseases like meningitis. 

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Babies With Whooping Cough May Have This Terrifying Symptom Instead of Coughing
"The scary symptom for babies is when they don't cough but silently choke and turn blue/purple from lack of oxygen."

Baby Vaccination: What to Expect and How to Soothe the Pain

Make your little one's first vaccinations as pain-free as possible—for both of you.