Introduction: Immunization which is also known as vaccination is a method in which is made up of the fragile or inactive microorganisms or synthetic protein prepared in the lab resembles the structure of microorganisms which helps in prevention of the further infections by the same bacteria or virus.
When a baby is vaccinated with a certain vaccine, then the body receives a particular strain of bacteria to trigger the activation of the immune system resulting in the production of reciprocal antibodies to activate the process of the immune response.
As a result, if the body gets affected by the same microorganism later then the immune system must be ready to fight against the infections. To reduce the intensity of disease or to prevent the disease itself is the main motive of vaccination.
The need for immunization:
Immunization for babies and toddlers:
Due to the immunization process, the children are prevented from the following diseases and some serious health conditions:
The age group for the immunization is 0-6 years. Due to immunization, the maximum diseases are at a minimal level. In case the child misses any dose then the child can get into the schedule again.
Side effects of immunization:
Although the doses of immunization are safe still there are some side effects that are minimal to mild. Some minor reactions are: