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What is that thing about correlation and causation? The one that is always yelled at people who have concerns about vaccine damage?
This study sounds like a really good demo how to confuse the two!
|"Pregnant women who get the flu vaccine are less likely to have babies who are premature, small for their gestational age, or who have to be hospitalized, according to three new studies."|
Traditional & nutrient-dense foods/Weston A. Price Foundation advocate, Reiki II practitioner, EFT practitioner, past life & life between lives Hypnotherapist practitioner. Home birth with DD 2007 = never vaccinated, breastfed 3 years
It doesn't even cross the mind of some people I know. There is absolutely no element of risk in the minds of some people I know. Somehow all the risk is put on not getting the vaccine. And I have friends who think critically about their food, water and air - yet take a vaccine in a heartbeat. I struggle to understand sometimes.
|In the randomized, blinded trial, the researchers recruited 340 healthy, unvaccinated pregnant women who had no history of pregnancy complications. The women were randomly assigned to receive either inactivated flu vaccine or a 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine. After the women gave birth, their babies were assigned to receive either a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or a haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccin|