hi.. i am preggo with my first and i am very against vaccinating my baby. i wanna hold off all shots until 2 years old... for ppl who also do not vaccinate, are there any issues with not vaccinating??? anything that i need to be prepared for? just any advice.. please and thankyou.Answer Question
Answer by an-apple-a-day at 1:56 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
Answer by luckysevenwow at 2:05 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 2:08 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
I support your right to hold off and parents who choose not to. But when I see infants who have died of things like whooping cough...it is a sure sign to me I want to vaccinate. I also had my son have N1H1 before the vaccination was available last year. He has a 105 temp and was sick for four weeks. VERY sick. And people just laughed and brushed off the idea of the flu. Look, I am a big advocate that parents should choose but what are the issues of not vaccinating? Well, if other kids are around yours and they too are not vaccinated (and we usually are friends with people who have similar mind sets) your child, as an infant, is at extreme risk for things like RSV, whooping cough, the measles....ect. Since you will most likely go out with your child once your baby is born, and you can't tell if all the other of kids and adults are vaccinated in the store, you put your infant at risk. But that is YOUR choice.
Answer by frogdawg at 2:27 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
Answer by 25beengoodtome at 2:29 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
I have seen dead infants. And kids with whooping cough and other serious illnesses that put them at risk for death. You just have to be aware of who your child is around and what they are carrying around with them. Its like playing Russian Roulette. Perhaps your baby won't get anything - but maybe your baby will. I also met a severely retarded child with so many issues because mom got sick while pregnant, with a disease that has a vaccination available, and the child will now have to live with the consequences for the rest of their life. I have a ton of friends who don't vax, quote me all kinds of quotes, and are comfortable with their decisions. Okay. I respect that. I just don't allow their children to play with my son at certain times depending on what season it is and what my son's booster schedule needs. I have to protect my child too.
Answer by frogdawg at 2:31 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
Answer by an-apple-a-day at 2:36 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
Answer by hiswifey0725 at 2:37 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
Answer by frogdawg at 2:58 PM on Nov. 29, 2010
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