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vaccines

Can someone please name off some or if all the vaccines they give newborns in the hospital after delivery??  Please :) 40 more days !!
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1827365 tn?1410506306
Not really sure, I'm a first time mom so I haven't been through that. I also don't know if it depends on your country.. But from what I read, first vaccine babies get at hospital is hepatitis B
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Same here... just so curious . I research everything and giving myself anxiety
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At the hospital they check iron etc. that's one poke on the foot then they usually do a hepatitis B shot then roughly ever 2 months the baby gets Dtap,Hib ,Polio,Pneumococcal, Rotavirus (hope i spelled them all right)but they can mix some together usually 2 pokes with the needle the babies get over it so fast
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Hepatitis B is the only vaccine, but they will also give vitamin k (super imp for the baby's clotting system) and eye ointment. They don't always check for the iron, but they will check the bilirubin level and do a newborn screen test which will check common genetic problems.
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