8 Reasons to Delay Vaccines for Kids

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To vaccinate or not?

by Amanda Gardner

Vaccines are one of the best ways to ensure your child stays healthy. But many people worry about whether it's safe to vaccinate a child who has a cold, allergies, or other symptoms or medical conditions.

As it turns out, vaccines are almost always safe for most children.

But there are a few scenarios that merit delaying or even skipping a vaccination. Discuss with your doctor whether these are relevant to your child.

Next: Severe reaction to a prior vaccine

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