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Do you Vaccinate your children?

If not why? And Can schools really keep your kid from attending if your children dont have up to date shots?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:01 AM on Mar. 22, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • I figure better safe than sorry, so yes we vaccinate.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:02 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • No. Because vaccines don't work, and NO schools cannot keep your kids out. You sign a waiver and the kids stay home only if there is an outbreak of disease.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 2:04 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • Vaccines don't work? That's funny. Yes, I did. I don't want my child to die from some crippling disease if he/she is ever exposed. I know that these diseases are going ot come back with a vengence and there will be lots of people ill
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:07 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • You cant get Wic if your kids arent up to date on shots.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:09 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • With my kids, It wasnt a debate or something I had to consider. Yes my kids get their shots.
    faithful78

    Answer by faithful78 at 2:10 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • Our children are vaccinated cause I feel the the risks of my children getting ill are worst than the risks of the vaccines themselves.
    Tams_jade

    Answer by Tams_jade at 2:12 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • I mostly vax. Mainly because my sons dr. wont let me not vax and i cant change because of insurance issues. He doesnt get things like the flu shot or chicken pox vax or anything like that. No, schools cant keep your child from attending. You just sign a paper saying that you dont vax and thats the end of it, no questions asked.
    Chandra034

    Answer by Chandra034 at 2:15 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • Vaccines don't work? Yea, ok. I vaccinate. My sister has been ill with Pertussis, more than once. So you're saying that even though she's fine now, it wasn't because she was vaccinated?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:30 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • Vaccines don't work, huh? Funny how so many disease are now controlled and almost totally eradicated since they don't work. rofl

    Yes, we vaccinate. I couldn't allow my boys to be at a higher risk of contracting one of those horrible diseases.

    And yes, depending on the state laws your children can be kept from public school. Last I heard all allow exceptions for religious and medical reasons, but "just because" isn't allowed in all states.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:42 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

  • We don't vaccinate, for many reasons. No, schools can not keep your child from going to them at least not public school. Every state has an exemption. Only two states ONLY have medical reasons, the rest have medical and religious, and then there are many who have medical/religious/and philosophical.

    Diseases are not eradicated solely because of vaccines. Anyone who has done any research realized that the decline of things like polio started when our sanitary conditions/health care improved. Look at the era when polio was rampant, look at our living conditions. We no longer throw our sewage in the streets, we are a lot more sanitary.

    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 8:28 AM on Mar. 22, 2009

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