What vaccines do most doctors recommend for kids? A breakdown by age

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As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, it got us thinking: What’s a list of common vaccines that children typically receive?

We looked it up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- and here’s what the group listed online about these necessary vaccines for kids.

A breakdown by age, according to the CDC.


Pregnancy

Before a woman gets pregnant, it’s recommended that she receives an MMR vaccine. During pregnancy, the Tdap vaccine to help protect against whooping cough and the flu vaccine are recommended.

Birth

Shortly after a baby is born, he or she should get a Hepatitis B shot (first dose.)


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