Complete List of Vaccines Your Children Need from Birth to Adulthood!

Updated: Feb 13

Knowing when to vaccinate your children is very important, and that is why we have prepared a complete list of vaccines that your children need from birth to adulthood to prevent life threatening diseases.


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Vaccines Shortly after Birth 
Vaccines at 1 to 2 Months 
Vaccines at 4 Months  
Vaccines at 6 Months 
Vaccines at 7 to 11 Months 
Vaccines at 12 to 23 Months 
Vaccines at 2 to 3 Years 
Vaccines at 11 to 12 Years 
Vaccines at 13 to 18 Years 


Vaccines Shortly after Birth


Hepatitis B (HepB) (1st dose) - All babies should get the first shot of hepatitis B vaccine within first 12 hours after birth.


Vaccines at 1 to 2 Months


Hepatitis B (HepB) (2nd dose)

Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (1st dose)

Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) (1st dose)

Polio (IPV) (1st dose)

Pneumococcal disease (PCV13) (1st dose)

Rotavirus (RV) (1st dose)


Vaccines at 4 Months


Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (2nd dose)

Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) (2nd dose)

Polio (IPV) (2nd dose)

Pneumococcal disease (PCV13) (2nd dose)

Rotavirus (RV) (2nd dose)


Vaccines at 6 Months


Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (3rd dose)

Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) (3rd dose)

Polio (IPV) (3rd dose)

Pneumococcal disease (PCV13) (3rd dose)

Rotavirus (RV) (3rd dose)

Influenza (Flu) (every year)


Vaccines at 7 to 11 Months


Influenza (Flu) (every year)


Vaccines at 12 to 23 Months


Chickenpox (Varicella) (1st dose)

Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (4th dose)

Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib) (4th dose)

Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) (1st dose)

Pneumococcal disease (PCV13) (4th dose)

Hepatitis A (HepA) (1st dose)

Hepatitis B (HepB) (3rd dose between 6 months and 18 months)

Influenza (Flu) (every year)


Vaccines at 2 to 3 Years


Influenza (Flu) (every year)


Vaccines at 4 to 6 Years


Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (5th dose)

Polio (IPV) (4th dose)

Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) (2nd dose)

Chickenpox (Varicella) (2nd dose)

Influenza (Flu) (every year)


Vaccines at 11 to 12 Years


Meningococcal disease (MenACWY) (one dose)

HPV (two doses)

Tetanus, diphtheria, and whooping cough (pertussis) (Tdap) (one dose)

Influenza (Flu) (every year)


Vaccines at 13 to 18 Years


Meningococcal disease (MenACWY) given at 16 years old (2nd dose)

Serogroup B meningococcal (MenB) may be given, preferably at 16 through 18 years (2 doses)

Influenza (Flu) (every year)


Required Vaccines for Child Care and School in California


Click here for the full list of vaccines your child needs for child care and school if you live in California. For more immunization questions for California, visit California Department of Health's official website.


For a printable list of vaccines that your kids need from birth to 18 years old, click here.






Disclaimer: This list is in compliance with CDC guidelines, and is for your informational purposes only! We don't encourage or discourage vaccinations.  This is a decision you should discuss with your pediatrician. 

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