For Parents


NNii is committed to providing parents with the most up-to-date, scientifically valid information on immunizations. This section contains easy-to-use information on each of the recommended childhood vaccines, the recommended childhood immunization schedule, tips on using the Web as a source of immunization and health information, links to other helpful sites, and pictures of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Immunization Schedules

See this year’s recommended childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedules.

CDC Vaccine Information Statements

Information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on specific vaccines and the diseases they can prevent. Healthcare providers are required to give these to their patients before administering a vaccine.

Vaccines for Pregnant Women

Although many medications, including some vaccines, are avoided during pregnancy because of potential harm to the mother or fetus, some vaccines are recommended for pregnant women. Read about the vaccines you may and may not be administered during pregnancy.

Immunization Issues

NNii offers comprehensive articles on current topics related to vaccines and immunizations such as vaccine misinformation, mercury in vaccines, community immunity and combination vaccines among others.