Before the visit
Prepare for your child’s doctor vaccine visit and know what to do to support your child during and after your child is vaccinated.Read about the vaccines your child is getting. Read vaccine materials you received from your child’s healthcare professional and write down any questions you may have. Get a list of vaccines your child may need; use this quick vaccine assessment tool. Learn more about the benefits and risks of the vaccines that your child will receive by reviewing the Vaccine Information Statements. You can also request Vaccine Information Statements at the doctor’s office. Find your child’s personal immunization record and bring it to your appointment. An up-to-date record tells your doctor exactly what shots your child has already received.