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|From the propaganda, kids turn blue in the face, can't catch their breath, vomit after coughing, can't sleep at night because of the coughing.|
|Originally posted by goodpapa
[B]...was the coughing, in general, as bad as "they" say it is?
From the propaganda, kids turn blue in the face, can't catch their breath, vomit after coughing, can't sleep at night because of the coughing.
|Were your children breastfed? I'm curious because it doesn't sound like the Pertussis was that bad. And though it would of course be anecdotal evidence, this would be evidence to me of their enhanced immune systems.|
|My son's encounter with the "Big Bad Boogie Bug" of Measles was a cakewalk because we fueled his little immune system (18 months) with all that he needed to fight it. He barely got a rash, it stayed on his chest and back, never got to his face and limbs. It was very light, and lasted only about a day and a half (my apologies to those for whom this is the 42nd telling of the story--I try to keep it brief (LOL).|