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post #41 of 666
I've had doctors directly negatively address my children before too.
post #42 of 666
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They got worried, but rang me, and I was able to find out for them that there hadn't been even 6 cases in the whole medical district that doctor was under...covering 350,000 people, according to official statistics, for this year so far!

That doctor probably won't see 6 cases in his whole life!
Did you tell this to them while they were still in the dr's office? I would have LOVED to have seen him recover from that one.

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Said to my baby: "You don't want to get meningitis and die, do you? Do you, now? No, that's a good baby. So let's give you a shot so you don't die."
Last words that doc would ever speak to MY kid!!!
post #43 of 666
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Originally Posted by ~Jenna~
People who don't vax should have their kids taken away and given to people who actually LOVE them
disgusting.
post #44 of 666
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Originally Posted by hsingmamato3
"That doesn't count as a bad reaction to a vaccine"... in response to me refusing further vaccinations for my daughter after she had a fever of 105 and convulsions from the MMR.
"well, since that wasn't a *bad* reaction, we'll decline them so that we don't have anything worse then what we've already experienced."
post #45 of 666
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Originally Posted by Artisan
Said to my baby: "You don't want to get meningitis and die, do you? Do you, now? No, that's a good baby. So let's give you a shot so you don't die."
oh . my . gosh!
post #46 of 666
"I've seen babies die of Hib. It's a horrible disease. Why just last week..."
I can't remember the details. I'm sure I tuned them out but you can imagine the suffering all those children with Hib went through.

I actually like my ped. She's a nurse practitioner. Generally very supportive. Hardly gives me any grief. But sometimes she comes out with some real winning comments. Recently she asked me if I was one of those "militant" breastfeeders. I told her yes. She said that she had a mom who was being pressured to bf and didn't want to because she had been sexually abused. Now I realize that that happens and it's a legit reason not to bf but hardly a common reason not to bf. I doubt that the majority of formula is sold to women who were sexually abused.

S
post #47 of 666
Well, 1 in 4 women by age 18 have been sexually abused, so a lot of that formula is going to survivors. I wonder what else they can't do . . . wash their daughters' genitals? teach them about sex? Show physical affection?How did they get pg, anyway?

As for HiB. My MD told us about a girl she knew when she was little, who died of it. It scared me a lot and was one of the reasons we gave dd the first 2 rounds of vaxes. Now that I think about it, I realize there was a reason she went back 20 or 30 years to find her example. That's the only one she had.
post #48 of 666
After discussion which said doctor lost:

Him. "You are a mere mother, whose never been to med school, not studied epidemiology, or got a degree in statistics, public health or immunology."

Me. "Oh. Therefore I have no brain? And ..... you've studied epidemiology, got a degree in statistics, public health and immunology?"

silence.

Me. "You are just a GP who went to med school, did three hours of nutrition, five on immunisation, and weren't taught how to diagnose diphtheria because you don't need to know how because there is a vaccine. So exactly how much do you know?"
post #49 of 666
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Originally Posted by Momtezuma Tuatara
"You are just a GP who went to med school, did three hours of nutrition, five on immunisation, and weren't taught how to diagnose diphtheria because you don't need to know how because there is a vaccine. So exactly how much do you know?"
If only I could be so eloquent!!!!
post #50 of 666
"I'm surprised the state has not stepped in to place her in another home until her vaxs are up to date"
And
"We have 3 cases of measles and 9 cases of mumps in Bryan County"
My ped heard the later and told her that there were no cases of either.

I also heard her in the hallway telling the dr
"This baby has not had a check up since he was 6 months old, 6 months, I told her she had to come in to day and get the rest of his shots"
We are leaving the ped's practice.
Amanda
post #51 of 666
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At my babe's 2 week appointment, my first ped told me that a newborn's immune system is the strongest the first six months and needed vaccines to make it even stronger,

From a mother on another board:
"The doctor said "You've just got to understand, by mass vaccinating we are saving so many, but there are going to be LOSSES. Your son is one of them, and you just need to accept it."
post #52 of 666
Me: "We have a long family history of neruopathologies that are associated with vax reactions and autoimmune disease:

Doc: "Your family history is irrelevant when it come to the decision to immunize."

Me: "But, aren't some children more likely to be in that percentage who have vax reactions? So shouldn't we look at the likelihood of a reaction for my particular child?"

Doc: "We vaccinate all children regardless of their particular medical histories."

Me: "They why do the vax manufacturers publish contraindications?"

Doc: "Oh, the fed gov just requires them to publish those for liability reasons."

Me:"Why are they concerned about liability?"

Doc: "So they are not blamed when a child is injured following a vaccine."

Me: "So some children are injured by vaccines?"

Doc: "Well....no..., well, some children have particular medical histories that need to be considered."

Me: "But, you just told me that you don't take particular medical histories into account?"

Doc: (Here's the clincher) "We don't see those types of children in the Ct suburbs, only in the inner cities, so we do not need to know medical history before vaccinating."
post #53 of 666
Doc "You have to vaccinate. It's against the law not to."

The next appt. I brought him in a copy of the law. To which he said "oh".
post #54 of 666
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Originally Posted by dingogirl
From a mother on another board:
"The doctor said "You've just got to understand, by mass vaccinating we are saving so many, but there are going to be LOSSES. Your son is one of them, and you just need to accept it."
Oh. My. God. :

When dd1 was a year old, the ped told me, "Chicken pox is a very serious disease. If you don't vaccinate her, she could catch it and die."

I said, "I had it, my brother had it, everyone I knew had it...my best friend's mom had a big party so the whole class could catch it. No one died. Everyone got lots of ice cream."

She said, "Well, it's more serious now." :

Then I brought out my big gun. I said, "well, my dad is a pedi for over 35 years and an infectious disease specialist. He refuses to give this vaccine unless the parent specifically requests it or the child reaches puberty without contracting CP and the parent requests it. He has not seen convincing studies authored by anyone other than Merck that attest to its long term effectiveness and he thinks it inhibits lifelong immunity to varicella."

She had nothing to say after that. (It's true, btw).
post #55 of 666
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Originally Posted by Nickarolaberry
She had nothing to say after that. (It's true, btw).
I wish I could have seen the look on her face .
post #56 of 666
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Nickarolaberry
the ped told me, "Chicken pox is a very serious disease. If you don't vaccinate her, she could catch it and die."

I said, "I had it, my brother had it, everyone I knew had it...my best friend's mom had a big party so the whole class could catch it. No one died. Everyone got lots of ice cream."

She said, "Well, it's more serious now." :




Even the vaxers must have some stories!!!! Keep 'em comin ladies!!!
post #57 of 666
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Originally Posted by ~Jenna~
I wish I could have seen the look on her face .
She's a notorious grumpus sourpuss. Her regular "look" can chill blood, never mind her aggravated look.

Oddly however, she was the most knowledgeable ped in the practice vis a vis breastfeeding and food intolerances/allergies and was *extremely* helpful WRT elimination diets, preserving the bf'ing relationship in the midst of a very difficult colic/intolerance situation (dd1). She's way into extended bf'ing.

So this was a bit of a shock.
post #58 of 666
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Originally Posted by Nickarolaberry
She's a notorious grumpus sourpuss.
the "other" ob in the practice i used with tig's pregnancy was like that.

she had the bedside manner of a doorknob, i oftne wondered why she didnt become a medical examiner or something instead of working with living people.
post #59 of 666
to all you brave parents!
I guess I was lucky. My ped was the one who suggested not to vaccinate if I was choosing to breastfeed.
He is also the one, before internet existed, to show me how to use the library to research vaccinations/immunizations so that I could make an informed and educated decision.

I read a lot! And came to the same conclusion as my Doctor, and have never vax'd my children.

The only times I was kicked out of a doctor's office was when I refused a vaginal/pelvic exam. I was pregnant with my third, and had given birth vaginally in the past. I had not broken my pelvis nor had any reason to indicate my pelvis had changed. Why would I allow some stranger to make sure I had a vagina and the "right' type of pelvis, if I had already proven I was pregnant and had the medical records to prove I had given birth vaginally?

One doctor even turned red in the face and yelled at me "If you want an unconventional Doctor, then you need to leave right now!"
post #60 of 666
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Originally Posted by MamaInTheBoonies
to all you brave parents!
I guess I was lucky. My ped was the one who suggested not to vaccinate if I was choosing to breastfeed.
He is also the one, before internet existed, to show me how to use the library to research vaccinations/immunizations so that I could make an informed and educated decision.

I read a lot! And came to the same conclusion as my Doctor, and have never vax'd my children.

The only times I was kicked out of a doctor's office was when I refused a vaginal/pelvic exam. I was pregnant with my third, and had given birth vaginally in the past. I had not broken my pelvis nor had any reason to indicate my pelvis had changed. Why would I allow some stranger to make sure I had a vagina and the "right' type of pelvis, if I had already proven I was pregnant and had the medical records to prove I had given birth vaginally?

One doctor even turned red in the face and yelled at me "If you want an unconventional Doctor, then you need to leave right now!"
That ped is one cool doctor.

That OB should be better termed ... something else. :
That is malpractice. Absolutely disgusting, and I would have reported him. Oooh, that makes me hopping mad.
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