Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Shots Today

Avery had her shots today. She got 4 total, which included the flu shot. We are on a delayed immunization schedule. I decided that would make me feel a lot better since she is still so small. These were her 6 month shots. She has to go back in 30 days for the follow up flu shot. Charlie was off tonight, so he was able to go with me and that was such a big help. That way, Charlie and Avery waited outside the small waiting room full of kids (and germs!). She did very, very well. She cried when she got the shot but Charlie was waiting outside and as soon as he heard her crying he came in to calm her down. As soon as that child saw her daddy she was a happy camper and has been so ever since! (see pics below). I gave her Tylenol hoping that it will keep any fever she may get down and I think it made her hyper! I know that sounds crazy, I thought usually Tylenol made kids tired but she is BOUNCING off the walls. Maybe it was something in one of the shots? She is in her jumperoo right now loving every minute of it.
Thanks to everyone who voted in the poll. I called Dr. Khanfar and made sure to carefully explain everything (that she is already getting immunizations and Synagis and that she is not exposed to many people). But he said he still felt the risk was too high and that a flu shot was best. So now we're all covered. Charlie got his a few weeks ago and a mean old nurse at CVS Pharmacy told him he was nothing but a big ole wuss. HA!

Right after the shots...

Daddy's Girl...

I love this one, you can really tell how happy she is to be playing with 'da-da'

7 comments:

Curran said...

I am happy the shots went well! Hopefully, Avery will have a peaceful night without any reactions to the vaccinations :) Talk to you soon!

Cristi said...

I miss her - and you of course!

{Louisiana.Bride} said...

poor thing i'd still be crying after 4 shots haha. guess that makes avery a bigger girl than me;)

thekennonfamily said...

Kisses for Avery! At least now maybe you can have some peace of mind not worrying about the stinky flu and RSV.

mallory said...

i don't know any baby that got shots and didn't cry...what a little trooper! and the pics of her playing with daddy are precious =)

LucieP said...

aw big girl! Glad that she did well after!

I am really glad that your pedi is so great about delaying your vaccinations!

Ya know as parents, we hear so much that makes us worry and to have a dr who listens and doesn't just act like he knows it all is nice to hear!

LucieP said...

you've been tagged!
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