Children 's Health Is The Most Important Responsibility For Their Parents

1912 Words Mar 30th, 2015 8 Pages
Children’s health is the most important responsibility for their parents. Childhood vaccinations are really important and they safe many children’s lives. However, there are many parents that are confused about childhood vaccination. Some parents accept vaccination for their children, and others are trying to avoid this process. Childhood vaccination should be a mandatory for every child that doesn’t have any medical conditions. Vaccines have prevented diseases from which children used to get serious health complications or death. Before the vaccines, there were thousand cases were children died from whooping cough, measles, and polio. The pediatrics has to explain to each parent importance of vaccines, and any side effects that their child can face. Parents also need to have an access to the product information and its ingredients.
The main purpose of vaccine is to protect a child from any diseases that could cause death or serious health issues in future. “Vaccines include weakened or dead versions of the antigens that cause diseases. The antigens cannot produce the symptoms of the disease, but they do stimulate the immune system to create antibodies. These antibodies help to protect children if they reveal to the disease in the future” (“Childhood Vaccines: What they are and why your child needs them”). Vaccines have a schedule that each child has to follow. It is very important to follow the schedule of vaccines; if for some reason the child will not continue to…
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