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8 week jabs, arms or legs??

(9 Posts)
hullabaloo234 Mon 17-Aug-15 17:11:51

Hi, my DD has her 8 week jabs tomorrow. Its been a while since I took a baby for these so I can't remember where they are administered. Does anyone know? TIA

Piffpaffpoff Mon 17-Aug-15 17:14:16

My two got them in their thighs' but this was a few years ago...

mrsmilkymoo Mon 17-Aug-15 17:21:43

It was still thighs last year.

Whoami24601 Mon 17-Aug-15 17:22:31

Thighs. Mine had his 7 weeks ago!

LemonPied Mon 17-Aug-15 17:23:22

Thighs for first three sets.

PlasticGreenDinosaur Mon 17-Aug-15 17:23:39

One injection in each thigh, plus the oral rotavirus vaccine which my dd was given first, but apparently some nurses prefer to give it second.

hullabaloo234 Mon 17-Aug-15 17:35:44

Fab, thank you for letting me know!!

Sidge Mon 17-Aug-15 17:43:08

Legs when they're under one, usually arms over age one.

And oral rotavirus vaccine in the mouth.

Don't give calpol before you go, it can make the vaccines less effective.

hullabaloo234 Tue 18-Aug-15 05:47:03

Yes I'd read that sidge, good tip! I'd happily give her calpol if she needed it afterwards but hopefully she will just breezethrough them all like DD1 did (desperately keeping fingers crossed on this as I am dreading it sad) Thanks all!!

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