Essay on Should Babies Get Vaccinated?

768 Words Oct 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
Should Babies Get Vaccinated? Every day a child does or can get sick it is just a simple part of life. Though years ago when children got sick is was almost deadly and sometimes it ended in death. However with the help of science those deadly diseases have almost come to a stop throw the help of vaccines. Vaccines have some side effects though which give them a bad image in the mind of some parents. So with infants and children not getting the diseases that vaccines take care of less and less parents are starting to wonder if vaccinating their children is really worth the bad image people have given them. So should children get vaccinated? First a person should understand what vaccinations are really for and why they are given. Vaccinations are basically a mediation given to infants, babies, or children in the mouth, arm, or leg though a shot. Sometimes in more than just one of those places. The department of health and human services (Centers for Disease/CDC) hand out states “first vaccinations give are to protect babies from seven know childhood diseases: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib, HepatitisB, Polio, and Pneumococcal.” Children should get these vaccinations because by three months the mother’s vaccinations are not protecting the baby or child anymore. However some children do not get those vaccines because of sickness, allergic reaction, or their parents choose not to vaccinate.
The reason children do not get vaccines while sick is for the safety of the…

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