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National Infant Immunization Week

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: ​National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) celebrates the successes of immunization programs around the country and highlights the importance of vaccines​.
Air Date: 4/30/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: David Hill, MD
david hill 2013Dr. David Hill is Vice President of Cape Fear Pediatrics in Wilmington, NC, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UNC Medical School. He serves on the executive committees of the North Carolina Pediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics Council On Communications and the Media. In addition to writing a monthly column for Wilmington Parent Magazine, Dr. Hill writes and records for multiple websites including as Livestrong.com, eHow.com, and thedoctorsvideos.com. He has three children, ages six, nine, and 11.
National Infant Immunization Week
​National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 26 - May 3, 2014. NIIW celebrates the successes of immunization programs around the country and highlights the importance of vaccines​.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) joins many other public health organizations in urging parents, caregivers, and healthcare providers to ensure that infants are fully immunized against 14 vaccine-preventable diseases. 

Dr. David Hill joins the show to answer top questions pediatricians get from parents regarding vaccines. Because they specialize in children's health, pediatricians know parents have these questions, and  it's important to talk them through with your own pediatrician, as well as seek answers from trusted sources such as:

HealthyChildren.org

CDC
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