What vaccines do babies get at birth Australia?
National Immunisation Program Schedule – from 1 July 2020
|Birth||Hepatitis B (usually offered in hospital)a|
|2 months (can be given from 6 weeks of age)||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)|
How many vaccines do babies get in Australia?
National Immunisation Program (NIP) The Australian National Immunisation Program (NIP) recommends and funds immunisation against 13 diseases for Australian children aged 0-4 years. The NIP also funds annual influenza (flu) immunisation for children in this age group.
What is the schedule of this vaccine for infants?
|National Immunization Schedule|
|Vaccine||When to give||Dose|
|BCG||At birth or as early as possible till one year of age||0.1ml (0.05ml until 1 month of age)|
|Hepatitis B Birth dose||At birth or as early as possible within 24 hours||0.5 ml|
What are the 3 vaccines for babies?
At 1 to 2 months, your baby should receive vaccines to protect them from the following diseases:
- Hepatitis B (HepB) (2nd dose)
- Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (1st dose)
- Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) (1st dose)
- Polio (IPV) (1st dose)
- Pneumococcal disease (PCV13) (1st dose)
How many injections is it at 12 months?
Your child will get the vaccines as four injections in one day.
What are the 12 month vaccines?
Vaccines at 12 to 23 Months
- Chickenpox (Varicella) (1st dose)
- Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (4th dose)
- Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) (4th dose)
- Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) (1st dose)
- Polio (IPV) (3rd dose)
- Pneumococcal disease (PCV13) (4th dose)
How many vaccines does a newborn get?
Currently, 16 vaccines – some requiring multiple doses at specific ages and times – are recommended from birth to 18 years old. Recommended vaccines include: Influenza (annual flu shot) Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTaP)
When did TB vaccinations stop in Australia?
Indications. The BCG vaccine was part of the Australian vaccination schedule until 1985 and was given to young adolescents through school-based programs.