Vaccination is definitely an extremely crucial part of your newborn baby’s upbringing. Getting all the designated vaccine shots ensures that your baby remains healthy and immune from all the germs and viruses they are subjected to on a daily basis. The Indian vaccination chart changes regularly as per IAP recommendations and we have the latest version for you. Use the below chart to keep up to date with all the information pertaining to the vaccinations:
1. Vaccines for newborn babies
These are the vaccines given to a baby right after its birth and before it gets discharged from the hospital.
2. Vaccines for 1.5 Month Old Baby
Influenza type B (Hib 1)
At the age of 6 weeks, your baby has to receive another dose Hepatitis B. The baby will also be given the first dose of DTP for prevention against tetanus, pertussis and diphtheria.
3. Vaccines for 2.5 Month Old Baby
Influenza type B (Hib 2)
Once the baby is 10 weeks old, it should receive another dose of DTP as well as oral polio vaccine (OPV). The newborn will also get a second dose of haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine, rotavirus vaccine, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and IPV (inactivated polio vaccine).
4. Vaccines for 3.5 Month Old Baby
The third dose of DTP vaccine, Haemophilus vaccine, conjugate pneumococcal vaccine, hepatitis B, another dose of oral polio vaccine and IPV should be administered when the baby is 3.5 months old.
5. Vaccines for 6 Months Old
6. Vaccines for 9 months old baby
7. Vaccines for 9-12 months old baby
Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine
Typbar-TCV and PedaTyph, the only two typhoid conjugate vaccines available in Indian market, can be used.
8. Vaccines for 12 Month Old baby
9. Vaccines for baby at 1.3 years (15 Month Old)
Once the baby is 15 months old, it needs to get the varicella vaccine, for protection against chickenpox.
10. Vaccines for 16-18 Month Old Baby
Get these vaccines on time and your baby will live a happy and healthy life!