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Immunisation and pregnancy

Recommendations for protecting your baby by getting immunised against diseases before pregnancy or just after giving birth, plus links to trusted resources.

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Immunisation for your child

Answers to common questions about child immunisation and vaccinations, recommended diseases to be immunised against, plus links to trusted resources.

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Immunisation and vaccinations

Immunisation and vaccinations are simple and effective preventative measures to help protect children and adults against harmful infections and diseases before they come into contact with them in the community.

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Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?

What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out more, plus links to trusted resources.

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Vaccine preventable diseases

Links to trusted information and resources about vaccine preventable diseases and immunisation programs.

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Mumps prevention

Mumps is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing mumps. Find out more about mumps prevention.

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Whooping cough prevention

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing whooping cough, and has also dramatically reduced its severity. Find out more about whooping cough prevention.

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Chickenpox prevention

Chickenpox (varicella) is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing chickenpox (varicella), and has also dramatically reduced its severity. Find out more about chickenpox prevention.

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Measles

Measles is highly infectious and can lead to serious complications. Here's important information about vaccination, symptoms and treatments.

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What causes meningitis?

Trusted information on what causes meningitis.

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Health checks for babies

Information on your Child Health Record booklet and regular health checks, when your child should be checked, plus links to trusted resources.

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