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4 ways to help kids cope with needles

It’s always tough to see your little ones get shots at the doctor’s office, but we’ve got tips for helping with the discomfort.

Do you vaccinate your child? Two moms and an expert weigh in

We asked when it comes to routine vaccinations, do you immunize your children?

Ask Dr. Marla: Is it possible that a chickenpox vaccine didn’t take?

My child had the chickenpox vaccine when he was a baby but now has the chickenpox (he’s eight). Is it possible the vaccine didn’t take? Have you ever heard of that?

Why immunization matters

The importance of being immunized hasn't declined, so why has its popularity?

Immunization

Protecting your children is a big part of your job as a parent. Doing what you can to prevent your children from getting sick is one of the ways you protect them. You can protect your children from several major illnesses through immunization. Why Immunize? Babies are born with a certain...

Whats So Important About Immunization?

Immunization Is An Easy, Powerful Way To Protect Your Child's Health Protecting your children is a big part of your job as a parent. Doing what you can to prevent your children from getting sick is one of the ways you protect them. You can protect your children from several major...

Ask Dr. Marla: Vaccination Records

Question: I changed doctors recently and I've lost the vaccination record for my 10-year-old daughter. Our old doctor passed away and I've lost track of who took over his office. What can I do? Answer: Newer vaccines that are presently being offered but likely were not given to your daughter include...

The Vaccination Dilemma

Sandra Davies wants her child to grow up strong, happy and healthy. A resident of a small community near Kitchener, Ontario, she watches what her two-year-old daughter eats and takes her for regular checkups. Unlike most of us, however, she has chosen not to have her daughter vaccinated. “At the...

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