Guidance

What to expect after vaccinations

Information about the common side effects of vaccinations that might occur in babies and young children up to 5 years of age.

Documents

What to expect after vaccinations (English)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Chinese simplified)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Kurdish)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Lithuanian)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Polish)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Romanian)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Somali)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Urdu)

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What to expect after vaccinations (Vietnamese)

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The leaflet is intended for nurses and other immunisation practitioners to give to parents and guardians when their children are being immunised.

You can download a copy but it is also available to order from the Health and Social Care Publications Orderline using product code 2748337.

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Published 1 October 2010
Last updated 18 December 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added updated leaflets.

  2. Added translations of 'What to expect after vaccinations' leaflet.

  3. Added details on how to order this leaflet from the Health and Social Care Publications Orderline.

  4. Updated with advice about treating fever occurring after the MenB vaccination.

  5. The NHS Direct number has been replaced with 111.

  6. First published.