|View Poll Results: RH negative and autism|
|RH neg mom; rh shot during pg (2002 or before); autistic child||4||50.00%|
|RH neg mom; rh shot during pg (2002 or before); neuro-typical child||4||50.00%|
|RH neg mom; rh shot during pg (2003 or after); autistic child||6||75.00%|
|RH neg mom; rh shot during pg (2003 or after); neuro-typical child||10||100.00%|
|RH neg mom with no rh shot during pregnancy and autistic child||2||25.00%|
|RH neg mom with no rh shot during pregnancy and neuro-typical child||5||62.50%|
|RH + mom with autistic child||8||100.00%|
|RH + mom with neuro-typical child||4||50.00%|
|Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 8. You may not vote on this poll|
You can vote for each pregnancy that you have had. I specifically listed the date 2002 or before because I think that is when the last of the shots were on the market that contained mercury. So if you were pregnant in 2002-2003 but had your shot by the end of 2002 than click on that one.
I'm not claiming there is a link between RH- and autism or even the rhogham shot (or mercury) ... but I'm just curious. I happened to have both the rhogham shot (with mercury) and the flu shot (with mercury) in the same week (week 28) of my first pregnancy and then my son developed autism and several global delays. I'm just curious if other mom's have had similar experiences.
I also had the shot during my other pregnancies which were 2004 and later but have not since had a flu vaccine or any other type of vaccine while pg.
He was fully vax'd until he was 16 months old, until then he was above average with his development, he was speaking in full sentences, he ate all foods offered.... after he was given his vax at 16months he regressed to the point of collapse and was not the same. The doctors at the office were very rude to me and told me that I was overreacting when I called in a panic. He refused to eat all but a few foods and stopped talking.
My other children were not vaxed and I did have the rho-gham shot with the next two kids while pregnant. I only had the postpartum shot with the others. My youngest is not neuro-typical but he was given a vax in the hospital though we are not sure which one as there was a mistake and the nurse who gave it without our permission panicked and they then claimed that he was not vaxed
. He had other issues when he was little and has developed on his own path, though not like our oldest, there doesn't seem to be a learning disability issue like with Rory, it is only immune and illness for our youngest so far.
I do believe that our oldest was harmed by the shots that I received while pregnant and those that he had when he was little, I personally believe that some people are pre-disposed to adverse reactions to vax, medicines, etc. and though they are not really safe for everyone as the ingredients are mostly toxins, they are more dangerous to some people. I know that I react differently to most medications and that most of my family is the same way, I wish that I had known what I know now, for Rory's sake but he was my first and unfortunately that is what happens when we are constantly learning. He is a wonderful child, he is very talented in many ways, I am constantly amazed at how his brain works and how he has progressed, when he was 2 we didn't think that he would ever be able to function anywhere near normal and here he is. He does stand out in a group, he cannot read very well, he is behind in many areas of learning but he adores drawing and is quite good at it. He also likes math and seems to have inherited his father's ability to do math in his head, I sometimes wish that I could do it as fast as he does!
Thanks for the patience for my post, I found that when I was typing I really faced it, it helps to write it out!
laura, dh Brian, ds Rory 14, dd Ellie 13, ds Caelan 11, ds Seamus 9, ds Finn 7 and Penelope 2 !!!!
I only voted myself of course but wanted to share that my mom was RH negative. None of my siblings are autistic. I'm not autistic either but I'm the least neuro-typical by a mile (sensory issues, OCD) and I'm the only pregnancy she had without the shot! I'm not saying there is no link but I will say that twin studies (fraternal vs. ID) to me prove that there is so much more to this than what happens in pregnancy.
Rachelle, mommy to 8 year old boys!
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00,01,and 05 kiddos all ASD. They are also all kiddos with my current Dh, who has Aspergers.
89,91,and 94 all neurotypical
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I have always wondered if there was a link between the two. I'm rh- and have autistic twins. I only recieved one shot at the birth of my children, the hospital found out that day i was rh-. They tested my blood at the first appointment but i was never told until i was in labor?