This post is part of the blogger program by the CDC and The Motherhood, who compensated me for my time. Opinions and experiences shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them.
Though the news flares up every once and a while with stories about whether or not we should vaccinate our children, it is inherently safe and I did vaccinate all three of mine. I believe in it and am thrilled to be able to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week! To make sure we all get to celebrate, I am co-hosting an awesome Twitter party April 30, 2014 at 1p ET/12p CT/10a PT!
Check out the details below and RSVP NOW!
#CDCvax Twitter Party Details
What: While it can be easy to think of vaccine-preventable diseases – such as measles or whooping cough – as issues of the past, most of these diseases still persist around the world. Just last year, in 2013, 189 people in the U.S. reported having measles, the largest reported outbreak in the U.S. since 1996.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.
The Motherhood is joining The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in sharing how immunizations early in life can help protect children from 14 serious diseases before they turn two years old. We’ll be providing the CDC’s recommended immunization schedules, along with interesting facts and helpful tips.
Join us to learn more and share tips of your own for managing your family’s vaccinations and overall health!
When: Wednesday, April 30 at 1pm ET
We’ll be on Twitter – follow the #CDCvax hashtag to track the conversation. You can see the details and RSVP via this Twtvite: http://twtvite.com/cdcvax
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