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There’s a LOT of info here and it can be a bit overwhelming. The best advice I have is for you to pick a single book from the list that is written by a doctor and read it. Some are even available at your local library. From there you'll be ready to do more research in the areas of vaccine dangers that peak your personal interest.

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"What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Childhood Immunizations" by Dr. Stephanie Cave
This book and the next are great starting points. This one has some very thorough but simple explanations about autism and other autoimmune conditions related to vaccines, the history of each vaccine and the production of each vaccine. I am SO glad I read it because it clarified a LOT of things about vaccines that I have heard about. Very worth reading!! This next one is great as well...

The Parent's Concise Guide to Childhood Vaccinations; Practical Medical and Natural Ways to Protect Your Child by Dr. Lauren Feder, M.D.
This one is written in very plain English, easy to read and understand. She compares all sides of the argument, holistic, medical, pro-vax and anti-vax. This one is good but doesn't go into great detail about the hows and whys of ALL the rumors of vaccines as the previous one does but what I like about it is the inclusion of the holistic perspectives.

Vaccines, Are They Really Safe and Effective by Neil Z. Miller This one has each and every vaccine up through adulthood vaccines and is a great resource for deciding weather to selectively vaccinate. It's short and full of a lot of good information. His books are a good starting place but read other authors if you start with this one.

Immunization Theory vs Reality by Niel Z. Miller This one is short as well. It has a little bit more technical and medical jargon, but is still relatively easy to read. I suggest the one above first.

Natural Baby and Childcare
by Dr. Lauren Feder, M.D.

Parent's Guide to Vaccine Research By Kellie and Tre Bischof

The Vaccine Book by Robert Sears, M.D.
Some selective vaccinators and vaccinators do like it but I think he just leaves out too much of the controversial stuff and focuses on why vaccines are good. It's better to read something that covers all sides of the issue.

What the Pharmaceutical Industry Does Not Wat you To Know About VACCINES by Dr. Todd M. Elsner

The Truth About Vaccines by Dr Richard Halvorsen

Vaccination The Hidden Facts by Ian Sinclair
This is an older book, but it has a lot of good graphs. I didn't really like the format of this one and you can find much better and newer books that have the same information. Plus it has a grim reaper on the front which seems a little alarmist to me, lol.

Raising A Vaccine Free Child by Wendy Lydall

A Shot In The Dark
by Harris L. Coulter & Barbara Loe Fisher

(Why the P in the DPT vaccination may be hazardous to your child's health)

The Sanctity Of Human Blood: Vaccination Is Not Immunization by Tim O'Shea

"Vaccination: A Thoughtful Parent's Guide to Childhood Immunizations"
by Aviva Romm This one has some pretty technical explanations of how the immune system works and how vaccines are supposed to work. It includes sections about travel, medical emergencies, nutrition, herbal remedies, homeopathy and laws for non-vaccinators. It's pretty thorough but I wouldn't recommend it as a first book to read on the topic. See Cave's book above for that.

"How to Raise a Healthy Child, In Spite of your Doctor" by Dr. Robert Mendelsohn
This one is great. I love all the good points he makes about medical care and how unnecessary well baby visits are. There are references to older drugs, and a few things he talks about are a little different now because this book was written in the eighties, but it still gives great insight into the realities of pediatric care that EVERY parent should know about. The inadequacies of medical training and the entire profession are outlined. Wonderful resource!

"Evidence of Harm" by David Kirby

“Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent's Guide: How to Make Safe, Sensible Decisions about the Risks, Benefits, and Alternatives” by Aviva Jill Romm

Vaccination Crisis by Vance Ferrell

Just a Little Prick by Hilary Butler

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health by Aviva Romm

Natural Cures by Kevin Trudeau Basically it is a book written by a man that has been on both sides of the fence on this issue. He has written this book to educate people about drug companies that very well know that they are harming human lives, but doing it anyway, for the money. It also has controversial topics as the Federal Gov't is in on this as well as the FDA.

This is a link to the K.N.O.W. Vaccines website's book list that has a list of lots of medical books:

by on Jun. 21, 2008 at 2:33 PM
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by Head Admin on Feb. 4, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Polio Vaccine - VERY well compiled article proving it did not decrease Polio

by Head Admin on Feb. 4, 2010 at 11:59 AM


by Head Admin on Feb. 4, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Specific Diseases

CDC list of each disease and symptoms and more

Measles: The Real Facts by Hilary Butler

What Part Did Vaccines Play in the Eradication of Polio

Rubella by Hilary Butler

Rubella in babies and pregnant women by Hilary Butler

Don’t Fear a Smallpox Outbreak by Dr. Sherri Tenpenny

The Dangers of Smallpox Vaccination

Tetanus vaccine by Bronwyn Hancock


Interview with Dr. Kalokerinos about infant deaths caused by vaccines

A man unjustly accused of shaking and killing his baby - the damage was found to be caused by vaccines



The Rationale for TB Screening of Healthcare Workers 

Tuberculosis, TB Test and BCG Vaccine

by Head Admin on Feb. 4, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Vaccine reactions

Lists and explains injuries/conditions that are presumed to be caused by vaccines by department of health

Marissa's Story (seizures/developmental delays)    

Adverse Effects of Immunization

Do Vaccines Disable the Immune System? M.D.

CDC: Vaccine Reaction Images  

Toddler Survives Smallpox Vaccine Reaction (from Contact with Vaccinated Father)


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by New Owner on Jan. 24, 2012 at 10:18 PM

some links on here do not work anymore

by New Member on Jan. 29, 2012 at 10:18 PM

The book references are especially great.  Thanks!

Here's another resource:

And Stay Strong!, parents who want to make the health decisions for their own kids.

by New Owner on Jan. 30, 2012 at 6:24 AM

Quoting JdeMartin:

The book references are especially great.  Thanks!

Here's another resource:

And Stay Strong!, parents who want to make the health decisions for their own kids.

that article was more on the pro-vax side...they didn't offer too many ideas nor much support for the non vaxing family. 

What You Need to Know About Immunizations

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Immunizations are one of these things that seem to hurt the parent more than the child. Parents wince as they watch those needles go into their child's arm. But each year, millions of parents line up to do it simply because it is seen as the best protection from a variety of dangerous diseases. Still, there are millions of parents who are on the fence about immunizing and others that simply want nothing to do with them.

Immunizations: Shot Considerations

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 76 percent of all children in America get the recommended series of immunizations. There are many people that opt out of getting them for a variety of reasons, including that parents question the safety of them. It is an issue that every parent will have to face at one time or another. Even if they have avoided immunizations in the early years, most schools require proof of immunizations for entry.

Here are some parenting tips to keep in mind regarding immunizations:

  • When you have safety concerns about immunizations do some online research, talk to other parents, and discuss it with your pediatrician. Express your concerns and search for the answers you need in order to feel comfortable with your decision, regardless of what that decision may be.
  • If your child is going to attend school, check with your local school district to see what immunizations your child needs. Most have a number of immunizations that are required for school entry. And if you are not going to vaccinate, ask the district what you need to do to opt out, yet still enroll your child. Often times they require written declarations to the effect.
  • If you choose not to immunize you may feel a little like an outsider. But there are many other parents who have made the same decision, from whom you can seek support. You can often find them at attachment or natural parenting groups.
  • You do not have to take your child to the doctor for immunizations. Most county health departments offer them free of charge. Just give them a call and see if there are particular times or days that you need to go. Make sure you bring an immunization card to be filled out as most schools will require it prior to enrollment.
  • Your child may squirm or try to fight you about getting immunizations. This is a great time to provide positive praise or even a certificate of achievement for being brave.

Only you can really make the immunization decision for your child. If you need advice or have questions, speak with your doctor. Whatever decision you make you, want to feel comfortable in the long run. Protecting your child is the number one goal of parents on both side of the issue, and you will successfully come to the right decision for your family!

by Member on Jan. 31, 2012 at 8:04 AM

Great INFO!!  Bump so I can find later to read it ALL!  :)  Thanks for taking the time to post!

by New Owner on Mar. 19, 2012 at 7:06 PM

by Member on Aug. 18, 2012 at 3:11 AM

 Kevin Trudeau!! Oh my, I haven't heard anyone mention him in a while! LOVE his bit on microwaves (& no one believes it!). My dad's coworker was constantly sick. A young male, they partied, ate out frequently, his girlfriend didn't cook and when they did eat it was either nuked or fast food. This guy was literally sick almost every other week, and not just a minor 'ehh' feeling. Cold after flu after sinus infection. My mom had just read Trudeau's book and told him 'quit eating out of the microwave, start cooking SOMEthing, your starving your body of any and all nutrients!" he actually listened to her and just by minor changes of starting to cook 2-3 times a week he quit getting sick. A m a z i n g.

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