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Vaccines can prevent serious diseases such as polio, whooping cough, COVID-19, and tetanus (lockjaw). Your child needs vaccines even if they have a bleeding disorder.
The health care team can give vaccines a certain way to help keep your child from bleeding too much. Most children with bleeding disorders can get all their vaccines.
Children with bleeding disorders should get vaccines in this way:
If you have questions about vaccines for your child who has a bleeding disorder, reach out to your child’s care team.
Reviewed: September 2022