Immunization against whooping cough has been an important part of prenatal care for years. Now, a recent study says the ideal time for a pregnant mom to get the vaccine is at the beginning of her third trimester.
You’ve gone back-to-school shopping. But have you called the pediatrician’s office to make sure their vaccines are up-to-date? Kim Giuliano, MD, explains what they need when ― and why it’s so important.
Want to protect the new baby in your family? Hope to avoid the pain of shingles? Keeping up with your immunizations can shield you and those you love from serious (and even life-threatening) illnesses.
Hope to avoid a nasty case of shingles? Want to protect a newborn in your family from pertussis? Keeping up with your immunizations will do both. Use this guide to discover which vaccines men need, and when.
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Think vaccines are just for kids? Adults need protection, too! Some diseases have serious — and even deadly — consequences later in life. Discover which vaccines every adult needs.
Although parents may not hear about hepatitis A infections often, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms — as it’s more common than you might think.
An autism diagnosis triggers tough questions and difficult emotions for parents. As the number of children diagnosed with autism has risen, so has the amount of misinformation about autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An autism expert helps you separate fact from fiction.
Cleveland Clinic completely supports vaccination. Harmful myths about vaccines have been scientifically debunked in rigorous ways. Yet approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines are one of this era’s greatest healthcare achievements.
Children begin dramatic changes from ages 11 to 13. Find out what parents should address with the pediatrician to help ensure their preteen’s healthy development.
Every baby is unique, but new parents often have the same questions about their firstborn. Find out what’s “normal” when it comes to spitting up, pooping and more.