We are fortunate enough to live in an era with the medical technology capable of preventing terrible diseases that caused significant suffering to past generations. The immunization schedule outlined for children ages 0 to 6 year of age is designed to protect your child from the measles, polio, and countless other devastating diseases. Keeping to a recommended immunization schedule is key to ensuring the vaccinations do their job effectively.
Why Do Childhood Vaccinations Matter?
When your baby is growing in the womb, she is in a sterile environment safe from the threats of the outside world. Immediately after birth, your baby’s immune system must begin confronting bacteria and developing immune responses to environmental threats. However, your baby’s immune system isn’t strong enough to combat serious and life-threatening illnesses like the measles or polio. Continue reading “The Importance of Keeping Your Children on a Regular Immunization Schedule”