What do immunisations protect our children from?

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 22 February 2017

16 mins

Dr Elysia Thornton-Benko from Bondi Road Doctors takes us through the ages our kids need to get their shots, and what they’re protected from once they get them. For specific information on vaccinations*, check out the Government’s website.

*During this interview Dr Elysia mentioned the MMR vaccine. For clarification, according to the Australian Government's National Immunisation Program Schedule, the MMR vaccine is to be administered at 12 months, and the MMRV vaccine is at 18 months. For all the recommended immunisations and related ages, see the schedule on the Government website.

This segment and all information provided therein is general in nature. For specific tailored advice, speak to your general practitioner. 

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