Pain, general discomfort with incidental reactions have been some the challenges that parents and caregiver worry about following the administration of vaccines especially the injectable.
To address the pain aspect, the baby-friendly versions of the vaccine were developed whereby pain management concepts were incorporated into the vaccines, to reduce trauma to the baby. Unfortunately, these are mostly availed by the private health institutions and at an extra cost. None the less, most parents and care givers opt for this version of vaccines for the comfort of the children. Note that some facilities develop immunization schedules on specific days of the week for convenience and to avoid logistical challenges.
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