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What's your opinion on vaccines for your children? Including the flu shot.

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Averylee85

Asked by Averylee85 at 5:17 PM on Dec. 19, 2010 in Health

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  • My opinion is I think they need them, therefore they all have had them... I don't care what anyone else does with their children.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 5:18 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • My dd gets all her required vaccines except the flu shot, ive never had it and im not dead so she wont be either
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:20 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • We don't do the flu shot. He has all his other ones.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:21 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Mine get shots on my schedule! not drs. and no flu shot!
    harris4

    Answer by harris4 at 5:22 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I have my children--including the one with autism--vaccinated. They even get the flu shot. My son with autism was severly sick with the flu (the actual real flu, not what some people mistake for the flu) and he was extremely ill. Why risk that again? Why risk some of the other diseases? I won't.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 5:22 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • We do all, but the flu shot.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 5:22 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • We choose to vaccinate. In retrospect I wish we had delayed them though. I don't think they are 'bad' but I do think they give an awful lot at once and they give them before they really 'need' them. Example IMO there is no good reason to give a newborn a vaccine for Hep B unless the mother is Pos.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:24 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I choose to have my son vaccinated, but spread out. That is simply because I think there are too many at one time.
    It's up to other people what they do with their children. Although I don't like it when women who choose not to have their children vaccinated call those of us that do bad moms.
    TARARENEE

    Answer by TARARENEE at 5:27 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • My children get them all besides the flu shot. I believe they need them.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:32 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Mine are all vaccinated. The only thing I don't like is how many kids get at one time. But, mine all had theirs on schedule and are fine. They had fevers with some of them but that was it. I don't do the flu shot through. I might because this is my son's first year in daycare.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 5:35 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

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