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Should parents wait for their baby to start talking to initiate vaccination?

Doing this would really ensure parents that vaccines don't cause harm.


Asked by Anonymous at 10:22 PM on Jun. 8, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • anon 11:53 my dh is blind in one eye from his 6 month vaccines. i am not afraid of nothing...i am afraid of what could happen to my kids. there is no research being done by the government that says vaccines are mandatory about why vaccine injuries proper risk analysis can not really be done.

    anon 12:17 vaccines are not 100%, just check with the medical degree required!

    i think there is good enough reason to delay vaccines. llike i said before, we don't know why vaccine injuries occur. why not wait until the children are stronger before allowing those toxins to be injected into their blood? maybe it would make a difference, maybe not.

    personally i do not let my kids get vaccinated at all.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 9:44 AM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • No it won't. Just because they can talk doesn't mean its not harming them. I don't vaccinate at all.

    Answer by SaraP1989 at 10:23 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • most other countries w/ disease rates lower than the US don't start vaccinations until 3.

    Answer by Nyx7 at 10:25 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • No. Autism would be the main concern regarding them not being able to talk, and the component that was previously in vaccines that caused autism hasn't been in them since 2003 at the latest. There is zero scientific or documented evidence showing that vaccines cause autism. By waiting 2 years your child could get a disease in the mean time. It's your choice, but personally I'm vaccinating on the schedule proven to be most effective and recommended by doctors and scientists.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:29 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • do what you feel is best for your child, but be prepared for your child cussing you out lol

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:30 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • You mean that so children can SAY/TALK about any side effects. It makes sense. If a child were to have a bad reaction to the vaccine then he/she can tell how he/she feels. Makes sense for me.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:36 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • most other countries w/ disease rates lower than the US don't start vaccinations until 3.

    Countries like Japan.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:37 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • Good idea. This could really end the debate.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:39 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • According to a study, more parents in the U. S. are neglecting or holding up the inoculations for their children.

    The study presented on Tuesday at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual conference in Vancouver said that between 2003 and 2008, the percentage of parents who declined or postponed immunization doses "increased significantly from
    22% to 39%".

    Philip Smith of the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and his associates, examined data from the 2008 National Immunization Survey that questioned parents whether they had deferred or declined a vaccine, and if so, why.

    The findings revealed that around 31% of parents with 24- to 35-month-old kids deliberately postponed the execution of vaccine doses for their child in 2008, and 12% purposely rebuffed vaccines.


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:43 PM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • continue...
    Compared with parents who had their kids inoculated on time, parents who declined or deferred vaccines were considerably less liable to think that their children were vulnerable to vaccine-avoidable illnesses.

    They were also less probable to deem that these sicknesses are a health concern, and that vaccines are secure and effectual, and that they shared a good rapport with their kid's vaccination provider.

    The study's authors concluded, "Children whose parents delay or refuse vaccinations may be at increased risk of not receiving all recommended vaccine doses by 19 months and thus more vulnerable to vaccine-preventable diseases".


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:44 PM on Jun. 8, 2010