The nurse can say what she likes, but you still can refuse--she is not the parent and has no say. If you go to an appointment intending to refuse, and you are pressured, just say that you will make a separate appointment for vaccinations.
Here are some questions to answer for yourself in deciding about vax.
1. Name of the disease
2. Description of the disease
3. Length of time from initial infection to end of all symptoms
4. Infectious period
5. Normal symptoms of the disease
6. Known serious consequences of the disease
7. Proportion of persons infected developing serious consequences
8. Transmission route of the disease
9. Prevalence of the disease
10. Treatments of the disease and efficacy of those treatments
11. Relevant research about the disease
12. Name of the vaccine
13. Company that makes the vaccine
14. Contents of the vaccine
14A. The significance of whether or not the vaccine is live
15. History of development of the vaccine
16. Known side-effects of the vaccine and rate of incidence of those side-effects
17. Possible side-effects not yet acknowledged by the vaccine maker
18. Relevant research into the vaccine
19. How effective is the vaccine at preventing the disease?
20.What is the vaccine meant to do? (Many vaccines are not meant to prevent infection or transmission).
21.Number of cases reported each year.
22.Number of deaths reported each year from the vaccine and natural disease.
Here are some sources to help you out:Vaccines: The Risks, The Benefits, The Choices 1/18DVD, By Sherri J. TENPENNYhttp://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwr_wk.html
(download the current issue)http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pin...k-chapters.htmhttp://vaers.hhs.gov/pdf/PackageInserts.pdfhttp://video.google.com/videoplay?do...40451107552&q=http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...87981735&hl=enhttp://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pin...ses&deaths.pdfHealth Sentinel Graphs
Vaccine Injury TableBeyond Conformity Resources PageDo you have a quick-fire summary?Inside Vaccines