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Immunizations

What immunizations does your child have or will you give them and what is the reasoning behind it?

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Pheiona L.

Asked by Pheiona L. at 3:40 AM on Mar. 1, 2013 in Kids' Health

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  • I vaccinate, for the most part, on the peds schedule however I will not do more than 2 shots a visit. Sometimes I go back for 1 or 2 more in 6 months. In fact DD is 6 months behind on one vax... not sure which one... but she will be getting it next month.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 6:38 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • my kids have had all their immunizations because i work at a doc office and they come see me a lot and I would prefer to lower the risk of anything they might catch.
    MooNFaeRie30

    Answer by MooNFaeRie30 at 6:48 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I trust my pediatrician and got her vaccinated as recommended by him.
    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 6:53 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • We have done all but that gardasil one. my son did not need that.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:08 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I trusted her pediatrician and got her vaccinated as recommended by him.
    and when (at 20 months) she had 4 shots at once, just after a cold/flu, she had bad reaction, huge red mound, then steroid cream.
    she lost all her words, lost eye contact, became disengaged, was smashing her head into the floor etc

    she got dx of autism at three
    she is 5.5 now, she has words, no linger smashes head...

    i fired her ped, cleaned up her diet- meaning =Feingold elimination diet
    and imo, having 4 shots right after having simple illness- did trigger her autism, or plunged her deep into spectrum

    imo, most kids are fine with the huge amount that are given vs years back
    BUT, some kids do have bed reaction, and some moms will swear that after a bed reaction, their kids brain was affected, i am one of those moms, i saw it with my own eyes, i do not need to read any studies

    S P E A D them out, and never after child has been s
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 7:13 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • my daughter had zero after her huge reaction at 20 months
    until
    this year
    she is caught up on all but one
    i spread those out at least one months in between
    and last Spring she got ill, had to go on antibiotics - i went 6 months before she had another one, and i was giving her probiotics after antibiotics to build her immune system up again

    S P E A D them out, and never after child has been sick at all
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 7:17 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I trust DD's pediatrician and my own research...she has received all immunizations on schedule.
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 7:33 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • Mine receive most of theirs. There is a couple I wont give them though and those are really the one's that arent required to get to be in school
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:12 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • All of them and Because I love my children and grandchild
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 10:34 AM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • My 3 children have had all of the recommended vaccinations. My reasons for doing so are I believe in vaccinating and I trust my pediatrician. He is up to date on vaccine information and he would never suggest any vaccines he did not feel confident and believe in.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 10:46 AM on Mar. 2, 2013

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