My 2weeks old baby has not been given BCG and I was told that BCG is the first and compulsory injection given to newborn babies immediately after birth before anybody touches them I delivered on 23rd, August and I went back to the hospital on Saturday, 1st September to lodged a complaint......and the Matron told me that my baby is saved and we are to come on September 13th for the BCG that the injection she gave my baby will protect him till then.......different persons have been carrying my baby since then......I hope my baby is saved.......Pls, help a worried mom
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There's actually no negative effect though BCG is usually the first injection given to newborns as you've been told, just that baby is not protected from TB infection which is very risky. In this case, you have to keep baby away from visitors/adults that can infect the baby.