It provides an illustrated overview of many of the vaccines provided in childhood immunization schedules, including the measles-mumps-rubella vaccines, the pneumococcal vaccine, and the hepatitis B vaccine, amongst others. It also provides answers to common questions and concerns about vaccines, the U.S. immunization schedule and access to additional resources.
There is also a related video series, called Vaccines and Your Baby, consisting of chapters of approximately 1 minute in length. Physicians from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia explain several childhood vaccines and the diseases they prevent, how vaccines work and how they are made, and share stories of children affected by vaccine-preventable diseases.
Interested healthcare professionals may order DVD copies of the video or of other printed educational resources by using the forms available here.