Spanish Materials for Parents
Spanish Infant and Childhood Vaccine Resources
These resources provide information for Spanish speaking parents about vaccines for infants and children, the diseases vaccines prevent, and how to care for their child during vaccine visits. To see immunization schedules and use interactive schedule tools, go to The Vaccine Schedule page.
Nueve cosas para que las inyecciones sean menos estresantes
(9 Things to Make Vaccines Less Stressful)
Shots can be stressful for babies and parents. Fortunately, there are things parents can do to make vaccine visits easier and less stressful.
Cómo fortalecen las vacunas el sistema inmunitario de su bebé
(How Vaccines Strengthen Your Baby’s Immune System)
Learn how vaccines work with a baby’s immune system to protect him from potentially serious diseases.
These fact sheets provide an overview of each vaccine-preventable disease and vaccine information.
Preguntas frecuentes sobre la vacunación infantil
(Infant Immunization Frequently Asked Questions)
Read answers to common questions about vaccine safety, the recommended schedule, how vaccines protect children from 14 diseases by age two, and more. Download a printer-friendly versionpdf icon to share with parents.
Como sostener a su hijo durante las vacunacionespdf icon
(How to Hold Your Child During Vaccinations)
Comforting ways for parents to hold their child during vaccination.
¡Crece sano!pdf icon
Review or print this growth chart to learn about recommended vaccines and developmental milestones by age.
These sample articles are ready for you to customize and send directly to state and local media outlets, or use in newsletters, blogs, or other publications.
¿Cuáles son las razones para vacunar a mi bebé?
(What are the Reasons to Vaccinate My Baby?)
From protecting your baby early to keeping your community healthy, there are many reasons to vaccinate. The safe, proven power of vaccines protects your baby from 14 different diseases.
El nuevo año escolar empieza pronto: ¿su hijo está al día con las vacunas?
(School Starts Soon—Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated?)
Help parents ensure children are up to date on vaccines before sending them back to school.
El mejor momento para recibirla es al nacer: La vacuna contra la hepatitis B
(Best at Birth: The Hepatitis B Vaccine)
Parents can protect their baby from hepatitis B for life with the hepatitis B shot shortly after birth.
Proteja a su hijo contra las enfermedades por Hib
(Protect Your Child against Hib Disease)
Hib bacteria can cause serious illnesses such as meningitis (an infection of the fluid and the lining of the brain and spinal cord). Encourage parents to protect their child with the Hib vaccine.
They may be downloaded, copied, and distributed without alteration free of charge.
A limited quantity of posters can be ordered for free from CDC-INFO On Demand – Publications. To check availability and to place your order, select “Immunizations and Vaccines (Childhood)” under the Programs drop down menu.
Note that commercial printer files are available upon request.*
La vacuna contra la tosferina para proteger a tu bebé desde el inicio.
(Make sure your baby is born with protection against whooping cough.)
Protección contra la tosferina para tu pequeño milagro.
(Mom, you’ll always protect your little miracle.)