Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children from Infancy to 6 Years

Age, Vaccine, Mode of Administrations and Abbreviation for Recommended Vaccines from Infancy to 6 Years
Age How it’s Administered Vaccines Abbreviation
2 months Given by needle Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, haemophilus influenza type b vaccine DTaP-IPV-Hib
2 months Given by needle Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine Pneu-C-13
2 months Given by oral drops Rotavirus vaccine Rot-1
4 months Given by needle Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, haemophilus influenza type b vaccine DTaP-IPV-Hib
4 months Given by needle Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine Pneu-C-13
4 months Given by oral drops Rotavirus vaccine Rot-1
6 months Given by needle Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, haemophilus influenza type b vaccine DTaP-IPV-Hib
12 months Given by needle Measles, mumps, rubella vaccine 2 doses are required for school attendance (see 4-6 years, below); must be given on or after the 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart MMR
12 months Given by needle Meningococcal conjugate vaccine Must be given on or after the 1st birthday Men-C-C
12 months Given by needle Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine Pneu-C-13
15 months Given by needle Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine Var
18 months Given by needle Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, haemophilus influenza type b vaccine DTaP-IPV-Hib
4-6 years Given by needle Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, polio vaccine Tdap-IPV
4-6 years Given by needle Measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine *The second dose of MMR is usually given in combination with the second recommended dose of varicella at 4-6 years MMRV