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Completely OT - Vaccines. PIOG

Posted by on May. 15, 2013 at 1:11 AM
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I know there has to be a few ladies on here who are privvy to vaccines. My little man is suppose to get the Hep B shot at his 2 month appointment on June 10th (they wanted to give it to him at birth but I refused) and I'm feeling really iffy about it...and any other vaccine in general since he's so little.

Does anyone have any advice/research on why I should or shouldn't let him get the vaccine? Is it even really necessary right now? Any help would be appreciated.
by on May. 15, 2013 at 1:11 AM
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GoodyBrook
by Silver Member on May. 15, 2013 at 3:07 AM
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If your DS is at risk for sexually transmitted diseases, by all means, get him vaccinated for Hep B.    ;)

If you're curious about vaccination information, there's an active CM group called "Choosing not to Vaccinate."  I'll see you over there!

Ptitchou
by Bronze Member on May. 15, 2013 at 3:20 AM
It's not an STD;) it's passed by other bodily fluids as well, just more commonly transmitted via sex.

I don't opt to vax, just sharing that info. There are areas with an epidemic of hep b..and if I lived there, I probably would :)


Quoting GoodyBrook:

If your DS is at risk for sexually transmitted diseases, by all means, get him vaccinated for Hep B.    ;)


If you're curious about vaccination information, there's an active CM group called "Choosing not to Vaccinate."  I'll see you over there!


Ilaynasmommy
by on May. 15, 2013 at 5:46 AM
I vax on schedule. Ds being unvaxed scares me. Especially since there was a measles outbreak a few cities away.
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melindabelcher
by mel on May. 15, 2013 at 6:25 AM
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The decision to vax or not vax should never be based on fear. If you are unsure you can delay until you research and make an educated choice.
I personally like the vaccine book by dr sears. Hes pro vax on a delayed schedule but I found the information very useful. Dr Sherri Tenpenny I believe has some info videos on youtube. Another book that always highly recommended is what your dr may not tell you about vaccines (?) I personally haven't read it yet.
Educate yourself on the diseases theres a great worksheet in one of the vaccine groups (either educate before you vaccinate or chosing not to vaccinate) it's time cosuming but it helped me to learn what the diseases I was vaccinating or not vaccinating against looked like.
Knowledge is power.
Ciaodarlings
by on May. 15, 2013 at 9:54 AM
Thanks ladies! Much appreciated. :-)
turttlemom
by Nayelli on May. 15, 2013 at 12:07 PM


I got Hep B when was toddler, like 3 years old, and it wasn't due sexual intercourse :S 

OP, I did delayed on vax, but do your own research. And GL I cried when DS got his vax

Quoting Ptitchou:

It's not an STD;) it's passed by other bodily fluids as well, just more commonly transmitted via sex.

I don't opt to vax, just sharing that info. There are areas with an epidemic of hep b..and if I lived there, I probably would :)


Quoting GoodyBrook:

If your DS is at risk for sexually transmitted diseases, by all means, get him vaccinated for Hep B.    ;)


If you're curious about vaccination information, there's an active CM group called "Choosing not to Vaccinate."  I'll see you over there!




Ciaodarlings
by on May. 15, 2013 at 12:09 PM
Thank you. Can I ask how you got Hep B at 3?

Quoting turttlemom:


I got Hep B when was toddler, like 3 years old, and it wasn't due sexual intercourse :S 

OP, I did delayed on vax, but do your own research. And GL I cried when DS got his vax


Quoting Ptitchou:

It's not an STD;) it's passed by other bodily fluids as well, just more commonly transmitted via sex.



I don't opt to vax, just sharing that info. There are areas with an epidemic of hep b..and if I lived there, I probably would :)





Quoting GoodyBrook:

If your DS is at risk for sexually transmitted diseases, by all means, get him vaccinated for Hep B.    ;)



If you're curious about vaccination information, there's an active CM group called "Choosing not to Vaccinate."  I'll see you over there!






FarmGirl2B
by on May. 15, 2013 at 12:24 PM
I have chosen to delay. I know you shouldn't vaccinate when they are sick and he has gotten sick the day after both well baby appointments.
turttlemom
by Nayelli on May. 15, 2013 at 12:48 PM
Don't really know, my mom thinks it was hep A, that you can get with polluted water, because I sneaked out of house, when I was 3 my mom had 2 other babies as well. But B is what it says on my Med file and "how it was treated" . Anyway for that matter I have to have blood draw every other year to check all 3 or 4 types of Hep. It is not something I enjoy though. Also got checked 3 times while pregnant.
Quoting Ciaodarlings:

Thank you. Can I ask how you got Hep B at 3?

Quoting turttlemom:


I got Hep B when was toddler, like 3 years old, and it wasn't due sexual intercourse :S 

OP, I did delayed on vax, but do your own research. And GL I cried when DS got his vax


Quoting Ptitchou:

It's not an STD;) it's passed by other bodily fluids as well, just more commonly transmitted via sex.



I don't opt to vax, just sharing that info. There are areas with an epidemic of hep b..and if I lived there, I probably would :)





Quoting GoodyBrook:

If your DS is at risk for sexually transmitted diseases, by all means, get him vaccinated for Hep B.    ;)



If you're curious about vaccination information, there's an active CM group called "Choosing not to Vaccinate."  I'll see you over there!







AudlyLuvly
by Bronze Member on May. 15, 2013 at 12:57 PM
I'm choosing to delay, if I choose to vax at all. I don't see how injecting my infant with chemicals laced with disease at such a young age is healthy, plus ive heard they don't even have the ability to create immunities that young. I wont reconsider until we've weaned (hopefully at or after 2, he's only 4 1/2 months now).
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