Vaccine Schedule – Timetable

The following list provides a suggested timetable. Although vaccine schedules can differ slightly, you can generally expect the following vaccines at the ages indicated below.

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Hepatitis B

First dose: at birth
Second dose: 1 to 2 months
Third dose: 6 to 18 months

Rotavirus

First dose: 2 months
Second dose: 4 months
Third dose: 3 months. Depending on the type of rotavirus vaccine used, the third dose may be omitted.

Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP)

First dose: 2 months
Second dose: 4 months
Third dose: 6 months
Fourth dose: 15-18 months

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

First dose: 2 months
Second dose: 4 months
Third dose: 6 months
Fourth dose: 12-15 months

Pneumococcal

First dose: 2 months
Second dose: 4 months
Third dose: 6 months
Fourth dose: 12-15 months

Polio

First dose: 2 months
Second dose: 4 months
Third dose: 6 to 18 months

Influenza

Two doses one month apart, then one dose every year starting at 6 months of age

Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)

First dose: 12-15 months

Varicella (Chickenpox)

First dose: 12-15 months

Hepatitis A

Two doses six months apart: 12-23 months

Reference

CDC Schedule information

Reviewed by Paul A. Offit, MD on November 04, 2014

Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.

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