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Rosemead Surgery

Rosemead Surgery

8a Ray Park Avenue
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 8DS
Tel: 01628 622023
Out of Hours: 111

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Pertussis for pregnant women (taken from NHS Choices website)


Getting vaccinated while you’re pregnant is highly effective in protecting your baby from developing whooping cough in the first few weeks of their life.

 

The immunity you get from the vaccine will pass to your baby through the placenta and provide passive protection for them until they are old enough to be routinely vaccinated against whooping cough at two months old. 

 

We will vaccinate you between 16-32 weeks. It is your responsibility to make an appointment with either Patsy or Karen at Reception.

 

Routine infant immunisations

 

We run a weekly nurse-led Baby Clinic on Thursday between 11.00am - 12.30pm. Immunisations are available and advice and queries can be answered here. Book as usual through reception.

 

The following schedule is recommended and endorsed by the doctors and health visitors.

 

2 months:

Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Polio, HiB, Pneumococcal, Rotavirus and Meningitis B;

 

3 months:

2nd dose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Rotavirus and 1st dose of Meningitis C;

 

4 months:

3rd dose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, 2nd dose of Pneumococcal and Meningitis B;

 

12 months:

Booster HiB/ Meningitis C;

 

13 months:

MMR and 3rd dose Pneumococcal;

 

3 years and 4 months or soon after:

MMR and booster for Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Polio;

 

Other routine immunisations

 

13 - 18 years:

Booster for Tetanus, Polio and Diphtheria;

 

Up to 24 years:

ACWY and Meningitis if not previously vaccinated.

 

HPV

 

The surgery supports the national HPV vaccination programme and provides the vaccination for girls who miss the immunisation at school.

 

 

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