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Single vaccinations

(6 Posts)
Paxroda Tue 16-Apr-13 21:16:06

Hi - I'm hoping someone here an help.

My son has had single vaccs - he is now 8 years old. However he didn't have his mumps booster -let down by clinic nod poarently the single is no longer available?

Is this correct?

narmada Tue 16-Apr-13 21:17:49

Yes, is true. Sorry!

Paxroda Tue 16-Apr-13 21:20:03

Oh! He's had the first mumps jab. Is he considered safe I wonder?

PJM18 Tue 16-Apr-13 21:20:35

Hi. I've been looking into the single vaccines and apparently the mumps is not available in the uk just now. I'm not sure but think mumps might be more of a problem in young adults so maybe it will become available or he could have mmr when he's older. Has your son just had the measles one. My two are 4 and 6 and I've been wondering about side effects. Did your son have any?

Paxroda Tue 16-Apr-13 21:20:40

I'd really prefer he didn't have the mar NOW purely as he's covered for most of it anyways.

Paxroda Tue 16-Apr-13 21:21:45

No side effects at all tho I did per dose with carpool at the time. As I say, he's 8 now so that was quite a while ago now.

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