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12 week vaccinations

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TondelayoSchwarzkopf Thu 17-Jul-14 10:12:51

DS had his 8 weeks jabs done on schedule. Now I've just realised that owing to nurse sickness, appointment bureaucracy and me generally being shit/busy, he will be nearly 15 weeks when he gets his '12 weeks' hmm

How bad is this? I am hugely pro vacc and was so prompt with DS1. Are there any risks to this? I presume his next set - 16 weeks - will have to wait a month now?

TondelayoSchwarzkopf Thu 17-Jul-14 13:09:34

Hopeful bump

CatherinaJTV Thu 17-Jul-14 18:33:02

no risk - just less protection in the mean time. And yes, the 16 week will turn into 15 weeks plus 4 = 19 week then. Really not a big deal.

TondelayoSchwarzkopf Thu 17-Jul-14 23:34:17

Thanks Catherina - I knew this was the case really but just feel guilty!

CatherinaJTV Fri 18-Jul-14 20:56:08

don't feel bad - that's just life - you'll be caught up in no time - hugs.

SideOfFoot Fri 25-Jul-14 21:24:17

If you're so pro vaccine, you would have thought you would have made a bigger effort to turn up for them before now.

TondelayoSchwarzkopf Fri 25-Jul-14 21:35:43


fledermaus Fri 25-Jul-14 21:37:17

It's no problem, my DC2 has been the same - jabs at 8 weeks, 15 weeks and 20 weeks!

Trinpy Fri 25-Jul-14 21:47:29

Sorry to hijack the thread, but my ds had his 12 week jabs at 13 weeks because my gp surgery couldn't fit him in before then. I arranged his next set of jabs for exactly 16 weeks (this Monday). I was only told to book in for 16 weeks - should I have waited until 17 weeks? I'm worried now!

TondelayoSchwarzkopf Fri 25-Jul-14 21:55:24

I would check again with the nurse Trimpy, I think there needs to be a 4 week space but could be wrong.

CatherinaJTV Sat 26-Jul-14 11:22:07

Trinpy - it would be worth postponing for a week. The shots should be 4 weeks apart or more for the immune system to react appropriately. There is no danger in doing them more closely spaced, but they might not take as well.

Trinpy Sat 26-Jul-14 11:26:46

thanks I will check smile .

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