Is it OK for babies to get so many vaccines in the first 2 years of their life?

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Yes. It is no less safe to give babies all of the vaccinations early on, and means they will have the immunities sooner than if vaccinations were delayed.

  1. DianeM, a year ago

    A study on infant male macaques: "This comprehensive 5-year case-control study, which closely examined the effects of pediatric vaccines on early primate development, provided no consistent evidence of neurodevelopmental deficits or aberrant behavior in vaccinated animals."


  2. DianeM, a year ago

    A 14-member committee was set up to identify feasible study designs to explore the safety of the U.S. childhood immunization schedule. "The committee found no significant evidence to imply that the recommended immunization schedule is not safe."

    "…efforts to identify priorities for recommended research studies did not reveal an evidence base suggesting that the childhood immunization schedule is linked to autoimmune diseases, asthma, ..." 🌐

  3. DianeM, a year ago

    This US study compared children who received recommended vaccines on time during the first year of life vs children with delayed receipt or nonreceipt of these vaccines. "Timely vaccination during infancy has no adverse effect on neuropsychological outcomes 7 to 10 years later."

    🌐 (2010)