If you have decided to start vaccination, it is necessary to observe elementary rules that will help to prepare a child for vaccination DTP.Before vaccination, be sure to leave clinical blood and urine of the child, even if in the last month, he was not sick. Pay special attention to the level of hemoglobin in the blood of the child: if the figure is below 80 units, from vaccination should be temporarily abstain until haemoglobin returns to normal. Just make sure that the level of leukocytes in the blood of the child corresponds to the normal indicator.
Prior to vaccination do not enter into the diet baby new foods: they can cause an allergic reaction.
If your child is prone to allergies, then a week before the proposed vaccination give him antihistamines. If the child does not suffer from allergic rashes, reduce this period to 3 days. Also give your child drugs to maintain bowel function.
On the day of vaccination prior to vaccination, give the child fever medicines in the dosage according to his age and body weight. These include preparations in syrup Panadol, Nurofen, as well as formulations based on paracetamol in the form of rectal suppositories.
If after vaccination late in the day, the child's body temperature rises, give another dose of motrin drug.
Within two to three days continue to give the child antihistamines to prevent development of allergic manifestations and edema.
If the child prior to vaccination, suffered an infectious disease, has suffered allergic reactions or has during this period increased body temperature, and also if he's teething, refuse routine vaccination for a month. To refuse vaccinations should, if the history of the child there are medical contraindications to vaccination.
Advice 2: How to prepare your child for vaccination
Vaccination is the most effective method of protection from infectious diseases. Parents need to know the schedule of vaccination, contraindications to them, possible side effects.
The vaccine is a killed or weakened disease-causing agent or its artificial substitute. The vaccine causes the natural production of antibodies, creating a smaller copy of the disease.
The first vaccination the child is doing still in the hospital in the first day - a vaccine against hepatitis B. Vpisyvayas from the hospital, the child should be vaccinated against tuberculosis.
Following inoculation, the child will be doing at the age of 1 months - second vaccination against hepatitis B. All vaccinations shall be made only at the conclusion of the pediatrician and your written permission. Before each vaccination the doctor examines the child and makes a decision about his health. You have the right to ask the doctor about the consequences of each vaccine, its composition and manufacturer. Based on the information you have the right to refuse to vaccinate the child. In this case, the doctor must warn you about the possible consequences of such a step.
Any vaccination can cause side effects. The first few days after vaccination the baby can be more whiny, possibly fever. In complex cases, there may be fever, rash. In the latter case, the child need to see a doctor. To accurately determine that it is a reaction to the vaccination and subsequent revaccination to take this into account.
For vaccination there are contraindications. Vaccination against hepatitis b should not be done in the presence of Allergy to Baker's yeast. All live vaccines are not done for malignant tumors, reduced immunity. If the child weighs less than 2 kg, it does not make BCG vaccination against tuberculosis. DPT vaccine does not make for diseases of the nervous system.
To delay vaccination of a child is necessary when a newly infectious disease.