2 Month Vaccination For Baby

Your infant should start receiving vaccinations for the following diseases at 1 to 2 months of age: Second dosage of hepatitis B DTaP (first dose): diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough First dosage of Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b illness)

Protect your baby against 14 potentially serious diseases before 2 years old with vaccines.

What vaccines will my baby get?

At 1 to 2 months, your baby should receive vaccines to protect them from the following diseases:

Full Vaccine Schedule

After vaccinations

Sometimes children have mild reactions from vaccines, such as pain at the injection site or a rash. These reactions are normal and will soon go away.

  • Read the Vaccine Information Sheet(s) your baby’s doctor gave you to learn about side effects your baby may experience.
  • Swaddle.
  • Offer breastmilk or formula more often. It is normal for some babies to eat less during the 24 hours after getting vaccines.
  • Pay extra attention to your baby for a few days. If you see something that concerns you, call your baby’s doctor.

Treat mild reactions from vaccines:

  • Use a cool, damp cloth to help reduce redness, soreness, and/or swelling at the injection site.
  • Reduce fever with a cool sponge bath.
  • Ask your child’s doctor if you can give your child a non-aspirin pain reliever.

Important developmental milestones

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By 2 months, most babies:

  • Begin to smile at people
  • Coo and make gurgling sounds
  • Begin to follow things with eyes
  • Hold head up

Do Babies Get Fevers After Their 2 Month Shots?

After vaccination

Sometimes children have mild reactions from shots, such as pain at the injection site, a rash, or a fever. These reactions are normal and will soon go away. Read the Vaccine Information Sheet(s) your child’s doctor gave you to learn about side effects your child may experience.

How Long Do Babies Feel After 2 Month Shots?

Some children could feel a little unwell or unsettled for a day or two after they get their vaccinations. Most of the common reactions will last between 12 and 24 hours and then get better, with just a little bit of love and care from you at home.

Side Effects Of 2-Month Vaccines

Though most babies don’t experience any side effects, mild reactions are normal after 2-month vaccinations. Reactions may include a rash or pain at the injection site.

Other potential side effects depend on the shot and may include:

  • fussiness.
  • fatigue.
  • stomach issues, including vomiting and diarrhea.
  • low-grade fever.

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