Non-vax friendly pediatrician in Rochester NY area and avoiding newborn eye drops, etc. - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 3 Old 03-05-2011, 06:59 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm posting for a friend who is due soon with her first baby and doesn't want to vaccinate. I suggested that they find a supportive pediatrician. Does anyone have any recommendations for a pediatrician in the Brockport/Spencer NY area (great Rochester)? I already posted in the NY forum but I haven't had any responses.

 

Similarly, these parents don't want to do the vitamin K, eyedrops, etc., at birth and are being given a hard time and told that CPS will be called if they don't and that sort of thing.  Can anyone point me at info about how to get around that stuff?

 

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New York sucks about this! Unless you have a doctor who wont report you, and even then if some other medical person sees your baby didnt have the vitamin k/eye drops they can call cps on you. sorry, hope your friend finds a good doctor.


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From what I've seen, they should look for a homebirth or traveling to a neighboring state for delivery.

 

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