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whooping cough and mmr1bJAB - would you take your child if they had cold?

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foxy1 Fri 24-Oct-08 09:08:15

hello

m,y son is due the 2nd part of the mmr1b jab and whooping cough tetinus etc jabs today. not sure whether to postpone as he has a cold . what would you do? I know the hv would say bring him.

RubyShivers Fri 24-Oct-08 09:09:08

i would take unless he had a high fever

LilRedWGoreandguts Fri 24-Oct-08 09:10:04

Yes, I'd take DD. Tell the nurse of your concern and ask them to give him a quick check prior to the jab.

foxy1 Fri 24-Oct-08 12:29:35

thank you. took him and had 1 part of jab doe and then having mmr1b done in few weeks.

beeper Fri 24-Oct-08 19:15:35

I would NEVER EVER take a sick child for a jab. You are assaulting an immue system already under attack.

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