It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Infant Care (up to 18 months old) Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-25-2007, 12:05 AM   #1
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 199
abrniidgrl HB User
2 month old vaccines

Could someone who has had their child vaccinated at their two month check up clue me in on what will take place & how to prepare for it.
Thanks!

 
Old 07-25-2007, 06:07 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Oak Ridge
Posts: 6,749
mkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB Usermkgbrook HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

Well my sons were horrible. He proved allergic to the same vaccine as me. DPaT. He had severely high fevers and seizures as a result of the vaccines. I recommend a rotational vaccination schedule. Instead of for shots all at once that will cause fevers, irritability and you child to possibly get sick. Go in for the check up. Get one vaccine and request to come back in week installments for the others. One vaccine a week helps. My son like me can not have DPaT, or DT.. only T - tetinus shots. Guess we will need to avoid the whole diptheria and whooping cough diseases.

Make sure to give your child motrin and tylenol in alternating schedule to help with pain and fever and you will come through like a trooper.

Respectfully,
MG
__________________
If we learn by our mistakes, I am working on one hell of an education.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 07-25-2007, 09:28 AM   #3
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: WA
Posts: 565
klr2k HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

Hi you!

We go for Masons on 8/9 and were told he only gets 1 shot this time (doc calls it a love dart, lol) anyways I believe he said Hep was the shot this time.

Good luck!
__________________
~ Kat ~
B - man ~ 11/8/96
Doodle - bug ~ 6/25/03
The Mase ~ 6/8/07

All boys!

 
Old 07-25-2007, 11:00 AM   #4
Inactive
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 1,503
KeltoKel HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

My son did fine. It was harder on me than it probably was on him. I remember he took a long nap afterwards and was cranky that night, but the next day he was back to himself. I recall giving him Tylenol that evening.

Having a reaction IS rare and does not happen for everyone. I don't want you to be scared. I am sure things will be fine. Best of luck.

 
Old 07-25-2007, 12:12 PM   #5
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 55
mlieteau HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

My twin boys each had four total - two in each thigh. They had a mild fever that evening, were cranky and a slept more than usual - but the next day they were fine. It is a bit scary, but I think much more often than not, it works out just fine.

 
Old 07-25-2007, 02:07 PM   #6
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 556
Tiff24 HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

My boy also had 4 shots at his 2 month visit. It really wasn't too bad. I made the mistake of looking at his face when he got them. I felt terrible!! He cried for a minute or two then was fine. He didn't have any reactions and didn't seem to be in pain or anything. I gave him tylenol an hour BEFORE his visit, but he didn't need any afterwards.

 
Old 07-26-2007, 11:18 PM   #7
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 199
abrniidgrl HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

Thanks so much for your replies! Klrk I miss you & the others. We go in on August 10th. Will be much more prepared mentally now thanks to you guys.

 
Old 07-27-2007, 11:18 AM   #8
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: WA
Posts: 565
klr2k HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

Quote:
Originally Posted by abrniidgrl View Post
Thanks so much for your replies! Klrk I miss you & the others. We go in on August 10th. Will be much more prepared mentally now thanks to you guys.
I miss you too!! I check here all the time to see if any of the other June mommas have posted...Im trying to keep up with ya'll!!

Keep up in here as much as you can hon.

Kat

PS - Good luck with the shots...I hate having to be there with them. Mine all cried hysterically when they got poked....altho, it didnt last once momma had them in her arms.
__________________
~ Kat ~
B - man ~ 11/8/96
Doodle - bug ~ 6/25/03
The Mase ~ 6/8/07

All boys!

Last edited by klr2k; 07-27-2007 at 11:19 AM.

 
Old 07-27-2007, 11:59 AM   #9
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Nova Scotia
Posts: 189
daisychain_0506 HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

Abrniidgrl - good luck with the shots. Let me know how it goes so I'll know what to expect too. I'm sure it's harder on us than them. My friend said her baby slept a lot after and then was a bit fussy in the evening, but no big deal.
__________________
~Daisy~
Emily Jane born June 8th 2007

 
Old 07-27-2007, 02:58 PM   #10
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Panama City Beach, Florida
Posts: 1,699
xinerevelle HB User
Re: 2 month old vaccines

As for what the actual procedure was... this is what happens at my doc's office (family physician, not a ped):

We do weight on a scale outside the room, then go into the room for a length measurement. I then take of her onesie (don't put anything fancy or difficult to remove on either baby (or yourself) since you could get something on it) and diaper and the nurse does the rectal temp. She asks if I have any specific questions for the doctor and writes them down. When the doc comes in he does a physical exam, checking for neuromuscular disorders and internal abdominal organs and hernias. Don't freak out about these checks -- they don't hurt baby. He does a quick check of the genital area and then answers my questions. He plots her height and weight on the CDC charts and goes over relevant feeding, developmental, etc. issues for the next few months. He leaves and the nurses come in to do the shots.

I had hoped to be able to hold her in my lap while they did them, but I was told no. I had given her Tylenol in the waiting room to help with pain. One nurse helped steady her (as did I) while the other did the actual injection. 2 in each leg, IIRC. Baby screamed like I was poking her with hot branding irons for about 15 seconds, but quickly calmed down. Bandaids were applied over the injection sites and I noticed a very tiny amount of blood on them when I took them off later that night.

After the 2 months shots she slept more than normal for a couple of days. After the 4 months shots she did the same, but also ran a little fever and was irritable. No problems after the 6 months shots.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Major MMR Side Effect in 18 month Year Old - Warning xwam Vaccination & Immunization 2 05-19-2010 07:10 PM
Nursing School and Vaccines pinklady22 Healthcare Professionals 1 01-13-2009 08:00 PM
What 18 month Vaccines? AlexaIn2006 Vaccination & Immunization 2 05-20-2008 11:46 AM
arguments about safety of vaccines Angel77 Vaccination & Immunization 63 02-15-2006 03:53 PM
Vaccines and NO autism???? ThreeBoys Autism Spectrum 16 09-02-2005 06:46 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



marisuela (3), janewhite1 (2), erin4 (2), KeltoKel (1), bap104 (1), RAINBOWGIRL93 (1), SophiaRsmom (1), molly644 (1), sapphiregem (1), kanded (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (999), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (833), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (747), sammy64 (667), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:44 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!