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How Vaccines Work

Video: How vaccines work

How do germs make your baby sick?
How do bacteria and viruses make a child sick? And how do vaccines help fight them off? In this How Vaccines Work video, join baby Jack and his parents as they explore how germs make babies sick and how vaccines can help babies’ immune systems fight them off.

Vaccines and your baby's immune system

How do vaccines help babies fight infections?
How do vaccines work with your child’s immune system to fight infections? Join baby Jack and his parents as they find out how vaccines help train your baby’s immune system to help prevent disease in this How Vaccines Work video.

Video: What to expect when your child is vaccinated.

What to expect when your child is vaccinated.
What should parents expect after their child’s vaccine visit? Find out how baby Jack’s mom and dad comfort him after a checkup where he received vaccines in this How Vaccines Work video.

Childhood Vaccination

Video: Make Sure Vaccination is on your Back-to-School List!

Make Sure Vaccination is on your Back-to-School List!
Make sure that your children are up to date on vaccines before sending them back to school. Children of all ages, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. Making sure that children receive all their vaccinations according to CDC’s recommended schedule is one of the most important things you can do as a parent to help protect their health—as well as the health of friends, classmates, and others in your community.

Video - Protect Your Baby with Immunization

Protect Your Baby with Immunization
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This live-action video provides an amusing, real-life glimpse into the world of parents and babies. The emphasis is on what parents are willing to do to keep their children protected, including immunization.

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Video - Visite al Doctor

Visite al Doctor
30 seconds
This live-action video depicts parents visiting the pediatrician with their young child. The doctor explains to the parents the importance of timely vaccination.

Page last reviewed: September 9, 2021