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Additional information and resources
The Maine Immunization Program provides resources for providers (including info on ImmPact), information for the public, program policies, currents news and public service announcements about vaccines, and contact information for MIP staff.
The AAP is an organization of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. This site provides information about its Childhood Immunization Support Program.
Provides complete, up-to-date and reliable information about vaccines to parents and healthcare professionals.
Organization creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services.
Vaccinate Your Family is a program of Every Child by Two. Every Child by Two was founded by Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and Former First Lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers in 1991. It works to raise awareness of the need for timely immunizations and to foster a way to immunize all of America’s children by age two.
Child Care & Well Child Visit Brochures
Taking Care of Your Baby: 1 Week
Taking Care of Your Baby: 1 Month
Taking Care of Your Baby: 2 Months
Taking Care of Your Baby: 4 Months
Taking Care of Your Baby: 6 Months
Taking Care of Your Baby: 9 Months
Taking Care of Your Baby: 12 Months
Taking Care of Your Child: 15 Months
Taking Care of Your Child: 18 Months
Taking Care of Your Child: 2 Years
Taking Care of Your Child: 2 1/2 Years
Taking Care of Your Child: 3 Years
Taking Care of Your Child: 4 Years
Additional Guidance on HPV
- HPV Vaccination: Just the Facts from the American Cancer Society provides general HPV vaccine information for parent/caregivers. This two-sided handout can be downloaded here.
- HPV Vaccine is Safe (Gardasil) from the US CDC provides information on HPV vaccine safety. This two-sided handout may be beneficial for anyone who has questions about the HPV vaccine. This handout can be downloaded here.
- Vaccines for Preteens: What Parents Should Know from the US CDC is a handout that describes all three pre-teen vaccines, including HPV. This one page handout can be downloaded here.
Vaccines and Your Baby
Dr. Gabriel Civiello, a pediatrician at Franklin Health Pediatrics, reviews what parents can expect at their infant’s two-month well-child visit.