Guide conversations about recommended immunizations for infants and young children from birth to age 6 years.

Using the Childhood Immunization Discussion Guides

Created for pediatricians and other primary care providers to share with patients and families during clinical encounters, the Childhood Immunization Discussion Guides focus on vaccines recommended starting at birth through age 6 years old. Family-friendly infographics are paired with helpful speaking points to promote efficient, productive conversations and explain what’s behind each vaccine recommendation.

We’ve put together tips to help you use the Childhood Immunization Discussion Guides in your practice.

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To download a single PDF of all the infographics and discussion guides, click here.

Infographics and Discussion Guides

Immunization Schedule

Why Vaccinate?

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Immunization

Hep B Vaccine

Rotavirus Vaccine

DTaP Vaccine

Hib Vaccine

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Inactivated Polio Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

Influenza Vaccine

Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccine

Varicella Vaccine

Hepatitis A Vaccine

Combination Vaccines

This document was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number 5NU38OT000282 funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

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American Academy of Pediatrics