Vaccinations and Newborn BabyIf mom and dad have agreed to have baby immunized, the vaccination process will be started in the hospital, but with only one vaccine. The only vaccine currently given at birth is Hepatitis B. All other vaccines are given after birth. Hepatitis B immunization requires three doses, so the entire series must be completed for the vaccine to be effective. Other vaccines given after birth include:

Vaccination schedules are available from your pediatrician. Some vaccines contain common food allergens. If your child suffers from food allergies the vaccination schedule may change.