6 weeks - 12 months Baby Immunization Calendar

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Updated on Nov 15, 2019

6 weeks 12 months Baby Immunization Calendar
Reviewed by Expert panel

This is the current recommended immunization Calendar 2012; for an Infant between 6 weeks to 12 months by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics.

Vaccination At 6 Weeks:

Polio: All doses of IPV may be replaced with OPV if the former is unaffordable/unavailable. Additional doses of OPV on all supplementary immunization activities (SIAs) 

Two doses IPV instead of 3 for primary series if started at 8 weeks, and 8 weeks interval between the doses 

Rotavirus: 2 doses of RV-1 and 3 doses of RV-5 


Vaccination At 14 Weeks:

Rotavirus: Only 2 doses of RV1 are recommended at present

Vaccination At 6 Months:

Hepatitis-B: The final (third or fourth) dose in the HepB vaccine series should be administered no earlier than age 24 weeks and at least 16 weeks after the first dose. 

Vaccination At 12 Months:

Hepatitis A: For both killed and live hepatitis-A vaccines, 2 doses are recommended. Further to the above Indian Academy of Pediatrics also recommends the following:

IAP recommended vaccines for High-risk* children (Vaccines under special circumstances): 

  1. Influenza Vaccine 
  2. Meningococcal Vaccine 
  3. Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine 
  4. Cholera Vaccine 
  5. Rabies Vaccine 
  6. Yellow Fever Vaccine 
  7. Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV 23)

High-risk category of Children: 

  1. Congenital or acquired immunodeficiency (including HIV infection),
  2. Chronic cardiac, pulmonary (including asthma if treated with prolonged high-dose oral corticosteroids), hematologic, renal (including nephrotic syndrome), liver disease and diabetes mellitus 
  3. Children on long term steroids, salicylates, immunosuppressive or radiation therapy 
  4. Diabetes mellitus, Cerebrospinal fluid leak, Cochlear implant, Malignancies, 
  5. Children with functional/ anatomic asplenia/ hyposplenia
  6. During disease outbreaks • Laboratory personnel and healthcare workers 
  7. Travelers 


This content has been checked & validated by Doctors and Experts of the parentune Expert panel. Our panel consists of Neonatologist, Gynecologist, Peadiatrician, Nutritionist, Child Counselor, Education & Learning Expert, Physiotherapist, Learning disability Expert and Developmental Pead.

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| May 04, 2013


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| May 04, 2013


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| May 04, 2013

can i know the vaccinations needed for 3 yrs and above. Since 2. 5 yrs we have not given any vaccination for my kid. Is it necessary?? pls help me get some more information.

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| May 08, 2013

ery * Dear Sir/mam, Goodmorning-I m new here,but read soo many usefut tipes from and other parents My son is 4. 5yrs old. its vaccine time for DPT. this time i took him to MBBS doc instade of childrens doc. MBBS doc charged 80rs,but childrens doc charged 2200/rs. when he was small. Now we are confused which Doc is good..... Pls guid us. also want to know price of polio vaccine

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| Nov 18, 2019

Meningogocol awcy price

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