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10-01-2012 11:56 AM
cynthia mosher

This contest has ended and the submissions reviewed and calculated. Our winners are:

 

 

hippiemombian - First Place: One $50 Amazon Gift Certificate plus one Mothering Supporter Membership

spiritofthing - Second Place: One $25 Amazon Gift Certificate plus one Mothering Supporter Membership

Mirzam - Third Place: One Mothering Supporter Membership

 

Congratulations! And a huge thank you to everyone who contributed! thumbsup.gif

 

 

 

The resource article is located here and we will continue to update it, taking community recommendations for practitioners.

 

09-27-2012 08:43 PM
joanallen

Doctors Gina Schunemann, DO or Catherine Plonka, MD

Ravenswood Family Practice

4600 N Ravenswood

Chicago, IL

(773)561-7500

 

I have taken my children to both doctors. Both readily acknowledge that vaccine injuries are very real, and very scary. 

My kids are 100% vaccine free, and they know this and don't even offer them at check ups.

The practice actually has over 20 doctors, and they are ALL vaccine "flexible" but these two doctors are way more than flexible, they 

are extremely supportive!

09-27-2012 08:21 PM
kellybeth

great list! thank you to everyone for all of the boulder, CO area pediatricians. i've been searching!

09-27-2012 02:30 PM
rofrye1 ESD Pediatrics
4000 Smith Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
513-533-6100

www.esdpeds.com

Just realized someone else posted them also. I second her opinion!
09-27-2012 10:40 AM
BBorgia

Dr. Vicki Knight-Mathis

 

DV Pediatrics

Address:
2920 Marietta HWY
Suite142
Canton, Georgia  30114
Phone: 770-704-0057
Fax: 770-704-0223

 

 

While they do encourage vaccinating, as an educated parent who came to them after my first child had a vaccine reaction (and his current pediatrician did nothing about it), Dr. Vicki has supported our decision to not further vaccinate our son (who was already on a selective/delayed schedule). She did discuss a specific 3 or 4 vaccines that she preferred our daughter get (who has seen Dr. Vicki since birth and will be 2 next month). We chose to not take any chances and not vaccinate our daughter at all. Dr. Vicki and her staff have been supportive of our decision.

09-27-2012 10:34 AM
tsarina

Eugene Lu, M.D.

AR Pediatric Clinic

500 S University Ave Ste 200
Little RockAR 72205

(501) 664-4117

 

He was our pediatrician, and we do a delayed vax - he was also OK with no vax.

09-26-2012 06:04 PM
mamma2j Dr. Rosen
The whole child center
690 kinderkamack rd. suite 102
Oradell, NJ 07649

201-634-1600

Www.wholechildcenter.org
09-26-2012 04:32 PM
heidebrw

Deirdre Bernard-Pearl

1152-A Solano Avenue
Albany, CA 94706

510.520.7337l

 

drpearl@eastbayintegrativepediatrics.com

I visited this integrative Dr who told me she supports selective vaccine clients. http://www.eastbayintegrativepediatrics.com/about-dr-bernard-pearl/

09-26-2012 11:37 AM
gkbusick

Westshore Primary Care

only see Dr. Thomas Wagner

34960 Center Ridge Rd

North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039

(440) 353-3433

 

http://www.westshoreprimarycare.com/locations/north-ridgeville.aspx

 

He is our family physican.  He is open to cosleeping, non vaxing, homebirth and breastfeeding families.

09-26-2012 09:46 AM
jody2010

Dr. Badri Donthi

Maruthi Pediatrics

3528 Davis Drive

Morrisville, NC 27560

Tel: 919-462-6206

 

http://www.maruthipediatrics.com/

 

He was my son's pediatrician and he worked with us on a delayed vax schedule.

09-26-2012 09:03 AM
olyfam

Hirsch Holistic Family Medicine
3525 Ensign Rd NE, Suite N
Olympia, WA 98506

Office Phone: (360) 464-9965
Fax: (Toll-Free) 1-888-897-8320
Email: admin@doctorevan.com

 

http://doctorevan.com/

 

Dr. Evan is a holistic MD who is very open to alternative treatments and flexible or no vaccine schedules. He also offers an affordable alternative for folks without insurance. You can get unlimited access to appointments with him for $100 per month per child. This seems pretty reasonable especially if your child needs to see a doctor frequently.

09-26-2012 08:55 AM
Virginia Mom

Is Pine Grove Pediatrics stance on no-vac/or delayed vac something new? The last time I was there I got  a 'tongue lashing' from the one of the main doctors about doing (at teh time it was a delayed) schedule.

 

Just a thought....in terms of a delayed schedule...should all doctors be supportive of it anyway? If you vax, and bring your child in for a shot, and your child is sick, they don't get their shots....they now have to have a totally new schdule...thus, a delayed schedule? right?

 

I would like to see more info about doctors...........while one doctor in a practice may be 'no vax' friendly, the others may not....maybe more clarification about this is needed.

 

and was anything ever answered as to why this is a contest?

thanks.

09-26-2012 08:51 AM
olyfam

Ash Family Medicine PLLC

Where Healing Occurs, Naturally

Dr. Jennifer Ash ND

205 Clark Place SE

Tumwater, WA 98501

360-357-1470

 

http://drjenniferash.com/home

 

She is my doctor and my daughter's doctor. I used to also take my daughter to a pediatrician sometimes, but have taken her exclusively to Dr. Ash for the past couple of years. She is very receptive, a great listener, and wants all of her patients to be comfortable with the treatment she recommends. If you are not into traditional medicine, she will offer alternative treatments. On the other hand, if you strongly feel that an issue you are having needs traditional medicine, she is open to that too. She is very flexible with vaccines. We did a very long drawn out schedule and still at 4.5 years have not completed all the "scheduled" vaccines. I have recommended her to so many people and everyone I know who sees her, loves her.

09-26-2012 08:49 AM
ShamanMama

Dr. Dana Hogan

Sunshine Pediatrics

1160 Capital Avenue, Suite 105

Market Center

Watkinsville, Ga 30677

 

http://sunshine-pediatrics.com/

 

This is my child's pediatrician. On her website she lists that she believes in vaccines, but I was not frowned upon in any way when I told the staff I wished to delay vaccines, and they told me that many of their clients do the same and there was no problem. I just had to sign a form and that was it. The doctor is such a sweet caring woman, and she focuses on keeping the baby healthy! :-)

09-26-2012 08:47 AM
marymom

YAY for Dr Punger!!!!

COQUELET & PUNGER FAMILY MEDICINE P.A.
4640 South 25th, ST
Fort Pierce, Florida, 34981
772-466-8884

http://twofloridadocs.com/

09-26-2012 08:25 AM
mommasay

ESD Pediatrics

4000 Smith Road  

Cincinnati, OH 45209

 

(513) 533-6100

http://www.esdpeds.com/

 

They are flexible. Definitely recommend vax, but if you say you are delaying they will treat your children. We have not yet vax'ed and my oldest is five. They don't bring it up anymore. But some of them do make you feel guilty, if you present any anti-vax information.

09-26-2012 08:24 AM
AlaskanGirl

Dr Huff and Marceny

Pediatric Pathways

6909 South Holly Circle
Centennial, CO 80112
Phone: 303.694.2323

http://www.pediatricpathways.com/

 

Both of my son's (2 yrs and 6 months) Pediatrician - wonderful and respect regular schedule, modified schedule, etc.

09-26-2012 08:20 AM
fl mama in ga

Dr. Jill Dickerson

PAPP Clinic
15 Cavender St
Newnan, GA 30263

(770) 253-6616 (Office)

 

Our current pediatrician. She's also very flexible with vaccination schedules and is breastfeeding friendly.

09-26-2012 08:14 AM
fl mama in ga

Dr. Denise Punger

COQUELET & PUNGER FAMILY MEDICINE P.A.
4640 South 25th, ST 
Fort Pierce, Florida, 34981
772-466-8884

http://twofloridadocs.com/

 

Dr. Punger was my daughter's family doctor back when we were living in Florida. She's very flexible with vaccinations and is ok with either non-vax or creating your own schedule. She's also an IBCLC and is very AP friendly. Also the author of the book "Permission to Mother". I can't recommend her enough!

09-26-2012 07:30 AM
LAMargarita
Dr. James Ogan
 
1412 Sachem Pl Unit 203
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 296-8666
 
He is our pediatrician and has been supportive of creating our own schedule.
09-26-2012 07:28 AM
stayinhomewithmy4

Dr. Heather Winesett

St Luke's Pediatric Associates

1012 E 2nd St

Duluth, MN

 

She is our pediatrician and she is wonderful!

09-26-2012 07:23 AM
blueskyblue

N. Thomas LaCava, M.D., Comprehensive Environmental Medicine, Pediatric Primary Care

Francis Holistic Medical Center, P.C.

360 West Boylston Street, Suite 107

West Boylston, MA 01583

Phone: 508-854-1380  Fax: 508-854-0446

 

Dr LaCava is our Children's Pediatrician.

09-26-2012 07:14 AM
Teresa Melton

Dr. Karen Federici

Family First Physicians

559 Pearson Dr.

Genoa, IL  60135

815-784-6300

 

http://familyfirstdocs.com/

 

She is our family physician/pediatrician.  She and her staff are very supportive of the decision you make and also offer great breastfeeding support.  Fabulous practice!

09-25-2012 10:45 AM
spiritofthings Jim Haaksma MD
Community Family Practice
260 Merrimon Ave. 
Asheville NC 28801
ph: 828-254-2444
 
Family practitioner. Fine with breastfeeding, co-sleeping, homeschooling, delayed/non-vax. Accepts Medicaid.
 
Lauren Livingston MD
Community Family Practice
260 Merrimon Ave
Asheville NC 28801
ph: 828 254 2444
 
 
Sam Kohn MD
Asheville Children's Medical
7 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Asheville NC 28803
ph: 828 258 0969
 
A pediatrician who is apparently fine about no vax/some vax/d delayed vax.
 
Meredith Polansky MD
Our Family Doctor
43 Oakland Rd 
Asheville NC 28801
ph: 828 252 2511
 
Family physician. Accepts Medicaid.
 
Jody Schwab MD
 
Our Family Doctor
43 Oakland Rd 
Asheville NC 28801
ph: 828 252 2511
 
Family physician. Accepts Medicaid.

Brigette Fogleman MD
Asheville Children's Medical Center
7 Vanderbilt Park Rd
Asheville NC 28803
ph: 828 258 0969

Supportive of alternative therapies. Accepts Medicaid.
09-25-2012 10:37 AM
spiritofthings

Donna Bradshaw MD

Ashland Pediatrics

628 N Main St

Ashland  OR 

541-201-4930

 

 

A pediatrician and fine with breastfeeding, co-sleeping, homeschooling, delayed/non-vax etc. 

09-25-2012 10:34 AM
spiritofthings

Pilar Buerk MD

Pediatric Associates of the Northwest - Portland office

2701 NW Vaughan, Suite 360

Portland OR 97210

ph: 503-227-0671

 

http://www.portlandpediatric.com/

 

She is a pediatrician and fine about breastfeeding, co-sleeping, homeschooling, delayed/non-vax etc. 

09-25-2012 08:27 AM
Thursday Girl

Vinita Kiluk

USF Physician's Group

17 Davis Blvd suite 100

Tampa, fl 33606

 

information about her

 

 

She is my kids pediatrician and is fine with our delayed schedule. She is also okay with cosleeping. It is a doctors office based through a college so before you see her you often see someone else, and they can be rude and have made comments about co-sleeping and selective/delayed vaccination. i just ignore the first people in and talk to her.

09-24-2012 06:16 PM
eska

Dr. John J. Jakimczyk

Acton Medical Associates

321 Main Street
Acton, Massachusetts 01720

http://www.actonmedical.com/locations.htm

 

Dr. J as he is known is vaccine flexible, very nice and in high demand. Our twin girls have him as their pediatrician.

09-24-2012 06:10 PM
eska
Dr. Elisa Song
Whole Child Wellness
1601 El Camino Real
Suite 101

Belmont, CA 94002

(650) 595-5437

 
Dr. Song is a board certified pediatrician and a homeopath. Working with her is truly terrific as you get the best of both worlds. She is vaccine flexible and offers most types of alternative medicine choices.  Our twins were lucky to call her their pediatrician until we moved cross country we they were two.
 
Dr. Song first looks to heal our children with gentle, holistic methods (diet, herbs, homeopathy, acupuncture, acupressure, TCM -traditional chinese medicine) way before diving into the drugs.
 
Dr. Song is a board certified pediatrician that practices Integrative conventional pediatrics with:
Holistic Nutrition
Herbal Medicine
Homeopathy
Traditional Chinese Medicine


 
09-21-2012 05:47 PM
jennytuk

Wamego Family Health Center 
Dr. Roland Darey, M.D
711 Genn Drive 
Wamego, KS 66547 
785-456-6288

 

 

http://www.via-christi.org/wamegofamilyhealthcare

 

Dr. Darey has been my children's doctor since they each were born.  He won me over at our first appointment, I really felt I could trust him after the birth of my first (in which my newborn and I were mistreated.)  He has been extremely supportive and sings praises, of our more natural parenting style, and respects my role as mother and primary decision maker for my children's health.  The other Dr. and ARNP in the office have not received my decisions and parenting styles in the same manner.  

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