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Are you getting he flu shot?

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jshimmy

Asked by jshimmy at 6:01 PM on Sep. 28, 2010 in Health

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  • Not if you paid me. We are a vaccine free home 100%
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 6:02 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • I seldom get them and when I do I still get the flu.  =[

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 6:04 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • I've never gotten a flu shot and never got the flu. I guess I'm lucky. I was debating last year with the H1N1 thing to get it or not... I still never went. Still ok!
    MamaLisa1976

    Answer by MamaLisa1976 at 6:04 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • No. Don't see a need for it
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 6:05 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Me, My Husband & my son will only be getting the flu shot if we can get a doctor who will order them with out the H1N1 added into.. also mercury free.
    pinkcicle709

    Answer by pinkcicle709 at 6:05 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Yes. I work in heathcare, I'm a pediatrics nurse and I am exposed on a daily bases during flu season... and to prevent spreading it I get a flu shot every year. if I wasn't exposed I probably wouldn't get it.

    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 6:09 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • I haven't had a flu shot from the time I was 10-18...then the army made me get them...I haven't had the flu since I was like 5
    hill_star03

    Answer by hill_star03 at 6:22 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Nope.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 6:25 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Nope. Neither will my boys. Never had it and never got the flu. Neither have my boys. And I'm definitely not going to experiment with it while I'm pregnant.
    reigndrops12689

    Answer by reigndrops12689 at 6:31 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • My boys get them due to health reasons. One has moderate/severe asthma, and the other one has a genetic condition that makes it difficult to gain weight. Even a cold can cause such a huge weight loss. I only get the flu shot for myself when I am pregnant. I lost my first pregnancy in second trmester do to a 105 degree temp from true influenza. After that I educated myself on it and also learned that when I pregnant woman aquires influenza while pregnant it increases her child risks of schizophenia later in life. So I am now a huge advocate of flu shots for pregnant women. But since I am not pregnant, don't have asthma, or any other major medical issue, I will NOT be gettin the flue shot this year
    karamille

    Answer by karamille at 6:38 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

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