I just heard that they haven't even tested it so noone knows what it is going to do are you still getting your child the shot? I haven't made up my mind until now I kept saying that I didn't know cause noone has ammunity to it so what would it do to everyone well now that I heard this I don't want to have it done. So what are you thoughts on this and are you still getting them done even though they haven't been tested?
Asked by Anonymous at 10:33 AM on Oct. 9, 2009 in General Parenting
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Answer by rkoloms at 11:05 AM on Oct. 9, 2009
If you choose to get the H1N1 vaccine, I strongly urge you to (at least for small children) have your health care provider order the single dose preservative free vaccine. It is my understanding that the H1N1 vaccine will have Thimerisol/mercury. As with other vaccines, the H1N1 vaccine is expected to be 60-80% effective. For all of us, those who choose to vax and those who don't, prevention is key. Here is what Dr Sears is saying about the vaccine: http://www.askdrsears.com/thevaccinebook/ . if you read through the comments, you will see that he is not getting the vax. You catch a virus by coming in contact with it; this is why hand washing is so important. Did you know that viruses can live on paper money for 9 days? I had been resisting supplementing with probiotics until I read this: cont.
With all the hype about the upcoming flu epidemic, and the pros and cons of vaccination, how can we protect our children and ourselves? According to the results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled study reported in the August issue of PEDIATRICS, probiotics may be useful to prevent cold and influenza-like symptoms in children. Of 326 healthy children three to five years old, 104 were randomly assigned to receive placebo, 110 received _Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM_ and 112 received a combination of _L acidophilus NCFM_ and _Bifidobacterium animalis subsp lactis Bi-07_. The children were treated twice daily for 6 months... Read the rest of the article here: http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/707328
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