Myths

MYTHS

Large numbers of misconceptions still prevail among the general population, which lead to non-completion of the schedule. None of these conditions warrant postponement of immunization but are frequently made excuse for never the same. However you must keep your Pediatrician informed. These are:

  • Mild cough/ cold/ loose motions.
  • Premature baby.
  • Concurrent antibiotic therapy.
  • Breast feeding
  • Nonspecific allergies
  • Family history of convulsions
  • Family history of adverse reactions to vaccine.

Other prevalent misconceptions are:

  • Measles is inevitable and is a form of Goddess. Hence, it should not be prevented by vaccination. Parents should realize that measles can cause many complications & even death. This can be effectively be prevented by timely administration of this vaccine.