This section provides information about the Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) immunisation.

The MMR immunisation is usually given between 12 and 13 months of age. A second dose is given to children between 3 years 4 months and 5 years to maximise the proportion of children who develop immunity to measles.

The MMR immunisation protects against measles, mumps and rubella.

A guide to childhood immunisations for children up to five years of age provides parents with information on all the routine immunisations given to babies and young children to protect them from serious childhood diseases.

What to expect after immunisation: babies and young children
Important information for parents about what to expect after their child recieves an immunisation.

Updated 25/05/2016

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