Before you choose a vaccine, ask
is the true chance that my child will contract the disease for which the
vaccine is intended?
effective is the vaccine?
my child have a personal or family history of:
-convulsions or neurological disorders
-immune system disorders
Is my child sick right now?
5. Do I know if my child is
at high risk of reacting to the vaccine that is to be administered?
6. Do I have full
information on the vaccine side effects?
7. Do I know how to identify
a vaccine reaction?
Do I know how to report a vaccine reaction?
9. Do I know the vaccine
manufacturers name and lot number?
Source: Portions from The Consumers Guide to
Childhood Vaccines, Barbara Loe Fisher & National Vaccine Information