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#31 of 36 Old 11-23-2006, 09:12 PM
 
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I had no idea it could be such a hassel. If its going to cause a problem I will relent but I can't believe they can bully moms like that.
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They bully moms b/c they know they will relent. It's a catch 22
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I too want to refuse the eye goop and Hep B. I haven't talked to either my ped. or my OB. We have always gone with the flow on our 1st two children and I really wished I knew this information that I know now.

How do I find out if the eye goop is law in my state (Texas)? How do you type up or tell the staff that you don't want these procedures?

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I too want to refuse the eye goop and Hep B. I haven't talked to either my ped. or my OB. We have always gone with the flow on our 1st two children and I really wished I knew this information that I know now.

How do I find out if the eye goop is law in my state (Texas)? How do you type up or tell the staff that you don't want these procedures?

thanks,
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Try posting over in the Texas forum at Finding Your Tribe!
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What am I refusing? EVERYTHING! Including the hospital!!!

Well, it's easy b/c I birth at home with a lay mw who is not licensed by the state nor required to answer to the state.

BUT I did talk to our wonderful pedi a few weeks ago and that is over in the vax forum. They will refuse care to my children if I come in prior to 2wks old with out VIT K and prior to 6mo old without the NewBorn Screening Test and anytime after that without adequate records from another provider.

I'm looking into private sector nb screening, I don't want the state in my affairs or my child in a registry database. http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=559306
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I'm refusing everything, too. I'm having a homebirth and can't stomach the idea of hospitals doing such horrid things to babies such as shots right after birth and putting nasty gunk into babies' eyes. As a newborn, my eyes reacted severely to the gunk and my face swelled. My daughter will not go through that. About the only thing I'll do is get the PKU screening done by a private company because I don't want the state to have records on my child.

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