Can Babies Handle Vaccines So Young?

Babies have immune systems that are amazingly strong and adept. Vaccines given in the first two years of life are just a tiny fraction of what babies encounter and successfully manage every day. Vaccines and Your Baby explains the basics of vaccines. You'll learn about vaccines and how they work, the science behind vaccines, immunity, and the diseases that vaccines prevent. Parents of children who suffered vaccine-preventable diseases tell their stories.

Related Centers and Programs: Vaccine Education Center

Last Reviewed on May 12, 2015