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September 08, 2017
Category: Immunizations
Tags: immunizations   Vaccines   Information   parents   AAP  

Information for Parents about Immunizations

Visit, the AAP parenting website, for information for families about immunizations. Always updated and evidence based.
Dr. T
June 22, 2016
Category: Immunizations

These are information resources for parents about immunizations for their children:

Vaccine Information You Need

Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations

Parents Speaking for Immunizations

Voices for Vaccines,, 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

Infant and Childhood Immunization Resources

CDC Vaccines & Immunizations

The Pertussis Vaccine: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Family

The Power to Protect: National Infant Immunization Week wass April 20-27, 2016

Books by Paul Offitt, MD

Why I Vaccinate: Parent Testimonials-

From the American Academy of Pediatrics: Immunizations -

November 18, 2015
Tags: Cough   immunizations   Pertussis   Whooping Cough   Newborn   Baby   parents  

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.

Dr. T