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Are doctors mandated to vaccinate each infant @ every routine visit?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:15 PM on Nov. 19, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Want to add: Yes, I should've mentioned that some doctors won't see unvax'd kids... but you can search online for vax-free friendly doctors.

    Also - Schools CANNOT refuse enrollment of an unvaccinated child. You simply fill out an exemption form & send your child to class.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 7:45 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • NO! Your baby, your decision.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:26 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • Uh... HELL no.

    You decide if/when/which vaccines your child gets. If you want to vax on schedule, that's your choice. If you want to selectively vax, that's your choice. If you want to skip vaccines alltogether, that's your choice, too.

    Before your child can receive ANY vaccines, YOU have to sign off on it giving them permission to do so & stating that you understand & accept the risks involved in vaxing. If you don't sign, they can't vaccinate.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 7:26 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • NO, but sometimes a doctor will refuse to see your child if they are not vaccinated. And sometimes a public school will refuse to allow your child if they are not vaccinated. So check up on the rules before you schedule an appointment.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 7:29 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

  • agree with 2autisticsmom. My pedi will not see anyone that refuse to vax, but both of my kids are vaccinated.
    looovemybabies

    Answer by looovemybabies at 7:41 PM on Nov. 19, 2009

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