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Week 16 Vaccinations - will it matter if they are a week late?

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bearhug Fri 02-Jan-09 13:32:07

We'll be away on holiday when DS should have his 16 week vaccinations. Will it be OK for him to have them a week later?

FrannyandZooey Fri 02-Jan-09 13:33:05


NorthernLurker Fri 02-Jan-09 13:33:36

We were away for dd3's 16 week jabs - it shouldn't be a problem. The timescale is only a recommendation - some people have the jabs done much later. I wouldn't personally go for that but delaying by a week will be fine.

Astarte Fri 02-Jan-09 13:40:26

My 2yo (next month) will be having his 5in1 jab course then.

You can leave them as long as you want to.

The 5in1 jabs start at 8 weeks only because they can't start any earlier. When the appt comes through just let them know you need a different date, it'll be fine.

bearhug Fri 02-Jan-09 13:44:19


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