Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:01 AM on Jun. 18, 2010
There are no alternatives. Some of the immunizations prevent diseases that are still around and that are still deadly. Tetanus is an important immunization. The tetanus bacteria can live dormant in soil or on objects for years and a tiny scratch is enough to cause infection that can still cause death.
It's irresponsible to not give any immunizations. Depending on your lifestyle there are immunizations that may be important for your child. If you aren't going to immunize then you shouldn't send your child to day care, school, or college. The child should not go to church, movies, or in crowded situations. You need to protect your child from infections.
Answer by Gailll at 11:05 AM on Jun. 18, 2010
Answer by makelineerror at 11:08 AM on Jun. 18, 2010
That kind of life isn't for everyone. It's the kind of life my family has to live because we have a genetic immune deficiency disease, can't have some immunizations, some won't work, and several family members are allergic to some. We have to shop late at night and can't do anything that involves groups of people. I home schooled my kids. We have taken online college courses or gone to courses that only had like 6 adults.
You should never travel to another country. Your child shouldn't go in a hospital for any reason - to the ER, to visit someone, to have tests, ect. No going to the mall unless you have a mall that isn't busy and you go right when it opens, avoid people, and don't touch anything. No WalMart. No having people come to your home unless you are sure they are well. No kids over at all.
Answer by Gailll at 11:12 AM on Jun. 18, 2010
Answer by ObbyDobbie at 11:12 AM on Jun. 18, 2010
Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 11:14 AM on Jun. 18, 2010
Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:20 AM on Jun. 18, 2010
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Answer by happy2bmom25 at 12:39 PM on Jun. 18, 2010
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