Did you know that August is National Immunization Awareness Month? To celebrate, Western Wake Pediatrics would like to relay how important vaccinations are to not only the health of your child, but other children they come in contact with as well. If you want to protect your children and have peace of mind about their health, read on to find out reasons why you should vaccinate your child.
- Vaccines are both safe and effective. Before vaccines are given to children, they are reviewed by countless doctors, scientists and professionals in the health care industry. Although they will cause your child some discomfort, they can protect them against harmful diseases.
- Vaccines can protect your child and others. Not only do vaccines shield your child from harmful ailments, but they protect any children and individuals they come in contact with, especially those who are not able to get vaccines due to allergies or weakened immune systems.
- Vaccines can save you and your family both time and money. If your child were to contract a vaccine-preventable disease, they could not be let into a school, and your time would be spent at the doctor’s office. Protect both your wallet and schedule and vaccinate your child.
- Vaccines eliminate disease that killed people generations ago. It has been proven that vaccines have both reduced and eliminated certain diseases, including smallpox, that killed or harmed individuals a few generations ago. By vaccinating our children now, we will prevent certain diseases from spreading to future generations.
Contact Our Cary Pediatricians Today to Learn More About Vaccinating Your Child
In addition to the above list, there are many more reasons why it is important to vaccinate your child. Contact Western Wake Pediatrics today at (919) 859-9991 to learn more about how vaccinating your child can protect them and your whole family.