CHERITON BISHOP &
TEIGN VALLEY PRACTICE
Cheriton Bishop & Teign Valley Practice, Yeoford Road, Cheriton Bishop, Exeter, Devon, EX6 6JA
Telephone: 01647 24272 Fax: 01647 24038 D-
CQC assessment: OUTSTANDING
When it comes to baby vaccinations it is hard to know who feels the greatest pain -
Most parents battle with the dilemma of vaccinations, feeling it is surely expecting too much of such a young immune system to cope with the cocktails of vaccines in early life. But we have to remember that each time baby is taken out in the community he/she is being bombarded with thousands of potentially harmful bugs and viruses that their immune systems quite adequately deals with.
Vaccines are made to act by exposing your baby to tiny proportion of the foreign agent, so he/she can learn how to fight off the disease without having to suffer it. We are talking tiny bits of the foreign agent, some of which have been killed, others which have been modified to make them harmless. Babies can cope.
Scientific evidence is firmly on the side of vaccinating your baby, the benefits far outweighing the risks. As vaccines have been so successful in largely eradicating potentially life-
All the nationally recommended childhood immunisations are available.
Ensure your child is given the best possible protection.