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is your child getting the H1N1 vaccine?

My DD will be 4 soon & she got the flu shot but I feel uneasy on getting her the h1N1 vaccine. would love to hear what others are doing!

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:15 PM on Nov. 4, 2009 in General Parenting

Answers (23)
  • nope, not getting it, even with 4 confirmed cases in my DS's child care center

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 4:19 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • nope. see no reason for it.

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 4:21 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • Nope we didn't get it for our kids and we already had the H1N1 flu. It was a very mild case.

    Answer by ldsdragonmom at 4:22 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • my dd is 7..we didnt get it.

    Answer by ria7 at 4:24 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • I am planning on getting it for my kids 11, 7, and 3, but we have a shortage of the vaccine so we'll have to wait. I'm not a conspiracy theorist and don't believe as some do that the vaccine is the pandemic.

    Answer by canadianmom1974 at 4:28 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • They all got it last week. Actually, they received the H1N1 and seasonal flu shots.

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 4:31 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • I haven't decided yet... It is not widespread in SC like in other areas but that will change soon. My kids have never had a flu shot even though I have to for work. I am not scared of the shot being "new" because every season it is a "new" seasonal flu shot. H1N1 vaccine is made the same way as the seasonal flu shot. I just dont know if by the time they can get it, if it will be of any protection.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 4:35 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • No!

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:52 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • nope, daughter is 5..i'm not either

    Answer by alexis_06 at 4:53 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

  • my son just got his first dose today,

    Answer by beckcorc at 5:32 PM on Nov. 4, 2009

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