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Posts Categorized: Vaccinations

The Importance Of Scheduling A Prenatal Visit With A Pediatrician

November 28th, 2018 - UCI Digital
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It may not be the best idea to wait until you leave the hospital with your baby in your arms to start thinking about a pediatrician. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests that expectant mothers and their families schedule a pediatrician visit before the baby is born. This is an opportunity to address common […] Read More

Getting Ready For Your Child’s Back-To-School Physical

August 13th, 2018 - UCI Digital
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Many school districts require a back-to-school physical to ensure all students are up-to-date on immunizations and healthy enough to attend school. This is the time of year for you to schedule your child’s physical so they are ready for the start of the school year. When you plan a well-child visit, your doctor will be […] Read More

What You Should Know About Your Child’s First Vaccines

June 28th, 2018 - UCI Digital
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Diseases have decreased substantially since the introduction of vaccines. The threat of disease has not been entirely eliminated, but thanks to vaccines, occurrences are much less frequent. One reason the risk remains is that not all parents vaccinate their children. When fewer babies receive their vaccines, more children can become sick. The following are seven […] Read More

Understanding Vaccines For Your Teenage Or College-Age Child

February 7th, 2018 - Media Coordinator
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Teenage and college-age children have usually had several vaccines by this time in their lives. You are probably still not comfortable watching them get more, even though you have experienced vaccinations with them before. If your teen had no negative reaction from past vaccines, they are unlikely to have them in current and future vaccinations. […] Read More

How To Prepare Your Child For Their Vaccinations

August 21st, 2017 - Media Coordinator
It is possible to have an easier and less stressful visit to a healthcare professional when your child needs vaccinations. Depending on your child’s age, there are a few simple things you can do to achieve a better outcome before, during, and after the appointment. These include preparing before the appointment and comforting them during […] Read More