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These are information resources for parents about immunizations for their children:
Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/tools/parents-guide/index.html
Parents Speaking for Immunizations http://www.voicesforvaccines.org/
Voices for Vaccines, http://www.voicesforvaccines.org/, is a parent-driven organization supported by scientists, doctors, and public health officials, whose goal is to give parents a trusted resource to learn more about vaccines and why vaccination is so crucial for their children’s health and well-being—as well as the health and well-being of their communities.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Vaccine Education Center provides complete, up-to-date and reliable information about vaccines to parents and healthcare professionals: Vaccine Education Center http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center#.V2sNb5MrKCQ
Infant and Childhood Immunization Resources http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/resources/childhood.html
The Pertussis Vaccine: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Family http://dph.georgia.gov/blog/2013-09-04/pertussis-vaccine-protect-yourself-protect-your-family
The Power to Protect: National Infant Immunization Week wass April 20-27, 2016 http://dph.georgia.gov/blog/2013-09-05/power-protect-national-infant-immunization-week-april-20-27
Why I Vaccinate: Parent Testimonials- https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/Why-I-Vaccinate-Parent-Testimonials.aspx
From the American Academy of Pediatrics: Immunizations - https://www.healthychildren.org/english/safety-prevention/immunizations/pages/default.aspx
Whooping cough (also known as pertussis) is a contagious disease that can be passed easily from person to person. It is very serious for babies and can cause them to cough so much that they cannot breathe. Hundreds of babies are hospitalized each year for whooping cough, and some die from it. Click here to learn more.