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New parents often have many questions about vaccinating their children. The following Australian Government resources provide up to date evidence based information about vaccines and immunisation for your family.

  1. Comprehensive information about immunisation: Australian Government’s immunisation website
  2. The National immunisation program (NIP) schedule provides information about recommended vaccinations for babies, children, adolescents, and adults. National immunisation program schedule

Also refer to the NIP information for details about the following vaccines:

  • Influenza
  • Whooping cough (pertussis)
  • Hepatitis B.
Mater acknowledges consumer consultation in the development of this patient information.
Mater Doc Num: PI-CLN-430122
Last modified 27/4/2020.
Consumers were consulted in the development of this patient information.
Last consumer engagement date: 20/4/2020
For further translated health information, you can visit healthtranslations.vic.gov.au/ supported by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services that offers a range of patient information in multiple languages.
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