Always consult with your family doctor, who knows the medical history of your child, before deciding on a flu shot. Your physician will know which type of vaccine your child should receive and will answer any questions you may have about flu protection.
The Mayo Clinic. Does My Child Need a Flu Shot? Web. 31, Oct. 2011.
Center for Disease Control. Children, the Flu, and the Flu Vaccine. Web. 31, Oct. 2011.
Reviewed November 1, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith