Looking for a non-vax friendly doctor in Edmonton, AB - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 09-02-2014, 01:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Looking for a non-vax friendly doctor in Edmonton, AB

Hi there. I'm wondering if any non-vax parents out there can recommend a family doctor in Edmonton, St. Albert or Sherwood Park, Alberta who is sympathetic to or at least not hostile toward non-vaxing families. I had a GP here who was pretty easy-going and "it's your choice" about vaccines, but he has retired from general practise so I'm on the hunt for a good GP who won't get on my case about vaccines, and who (ideally) is also open to alternative and holistic treatment alternatives. Thanks for any suggestions.
HappyMom5 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 2 Old 09-03-2014, 06:05 PM
 
samaxtics's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Canada
Posts: 655
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 146 Post(s)
I've lived in two provinces and have never had a doctor bring up vaccinations; even at the ER for a head wound.

A nurse I know did say that doctors originally from South Africa are very relaxed about vaccination. My OB/GYN for my second child was from S. Africa and he was really easy going and I felt it was more of a partnership than the dictator I had for my first.

Vaccines aren't required for school (or anything else) and vaccines are given in health clinics in Alberta so I don't know why you would be hassled. Check out http://vran.org and know your rights before you go to a doctor's office. Sorry, that's about all I can offer.

"Practically every food you buy in a store for consumption by humans is genetically modified food"
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astrophysicist/GMO defender
samaxtics is online now  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off