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#1 of 14 Old 08-08-2006, 10:48 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I just wanted to say that with all the talk about the Hib vaccine and that excellent post by plummeting in the other thread...really sealed the deal for me.

Dd is breastfed still at 19months and the small risk goes down at 2 and even further at 5 so, Just wanted to put my thanks out there where it could be seen!


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Oh wow! I'm glad I could help. Mostly I feel rather invisible around here.
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You aren't invisible. You rock!


But, I have a fetish for non-vaxing military families.
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another thanks and comin' at ya. i showed my dh your post (we had a big argument re: vaxing last night.) very timely and very much appreciated!!!
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Hib was an easy one for me, this vax wasn't around when my first two were born, in 1984 and 1987. It was recommended for my 3rd child born in 1995, even though the hand type VIS type statement my dr gave us advised this vaccine was recommended for children in daycare. My son wasn't in daycare, yet the dr said they recommended the shot anyway.

I later read the bogus stats of hib cases prior to the vaccine, and realized they were made up!! They based the numbers on a few states that voluntarily reported hib cases. Hib wasn't nationally notifiable until several years AFTER the vaccine had been licensed.
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Oh wow! I'm glad I could help. Mostly I feel rather invisible around here.
you arnt invisible, i always notice you! I love your posts, they are always very informative.
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<blush>

Thanks, guys - er, gals. I didn't mean to sound all pitiful like that. I don't feel ignored or anything - just that I don't contribute much more than verbal diarrhea.
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I definately think you contribute more than verbal diarhea. Thanks for your help.
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<blush>

Thanks, guys - er, gals. I didn't mean to sound all pitiful like that. I don't feel ignored or anything - just that I don't contribute much more than verbal diarrhea.
I have seen you be very helpful and your posts are very well put together and respectful. Appreciated.
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Was this post in the HiB thread that was removed? Because I didn't get to see that before it went away.
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Was this post in the HiB thread that was removed? Because I didn't get to see that before it went away.
I must have missed it, too

But I think Plummeting is great

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<blush>

Thanks, guys - er, gals. I didn't mean to sound all pitiful like that. I don't feel ignored or anything - just that I don't contribute much more than verbal diarrhea.
No way chicky, your posts are great. I think I could hold the title for the verbal diarrhea.
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Plummetting's verbal diarrhoea is always a good read.

I think we could have a pretty good verbal diarrhoea clique going here...

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Plummetting's verbal diarrhoea is always a good read.

I think we could have a pretty good verbal diarrhoea clique going here...
And you can call them the Rotavoices.
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