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Forum: Vaccinations   01-24-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 4,524
Posted By mamakah
Well, you used an anecdotal story to take it to a...

Well, you used an anecdotal story to take it to a fear based extreme, but I think you know what I was saying. In the absence of a life threatening ailment, we can change our decision if the data is...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 4,524
Posted By mamakah
One could argue that you all spent a lot of time...

One could argue that you all spent a lot of time defending that you care about your children's health just as much as anti vaxers. I found that to be pretty distracting.

Do you really think that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 164
Posted By mamakah
Ah, no worries. I hadn't read all the responses...

Ah, no worries. I hadn't read all the responses so I assumed it was addressing my post! My bad. :smile:
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-24-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 164
Posted By mamakah
We play it through a bluetooth speaker...meaning...

We play it through a bluetooth speaker...meaning the screen isn't in the room. It's what I suggested in my post.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-23-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 4,524
Posted By mamakah
I agree that our current crisis with antibiotic...

I agree that our current crisis with antibiotic resistance is something to consider when assessing disease risk now. Nosocomial infections are not something to mess with. But, I think saying that...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 4,524
Posted By mamakah
Well, yes they can be good at treating cancer, or...

Well, yes they can be good at treating cancer, or premature infants, or performing heart and brain surgery when they have a Mcdonalds in the lobby. However, having a Mcdonalds in the lobby certainly...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By mamakah
See, my lab results during my pregnancy showed...

See, my lab results during my pregnancy showed that I was immune to rubella but it doesn't look like they tested for measles antibodies. So, the R in the MMR was effective (unless I was exposed...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By mamakah
This is really helpful, and I'll definitely look...

This is really helpful, and I'll definitely look into it more! Thanks again.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By mamakah
I definitely had a noticeable immune response,...

I definitely had a noticeable immune response, but I can't say it was the MMR since I also received the Tdap AND a Hep B shot at the same time. I told myself I would "be OK" since I really didn't...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By mamakah
We do have the tickets, but he doesn't know we're...

We do have the tickets, but he doesn't know we're going yet. Plane tickets, hotel and everything have been paid for.

I agree that by the time we go, it will have mellowed out and even now I don't...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-22-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By mamakah
My go-to book whenever I'm feeling anxious, or...

My go-to book whenever I'm feeling anxious, or like I need to brush up on my info is the CDC's Pink Book. It (usually) comforts me. Also, I find inside vaccines.com to be helpful when I want links...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-22-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By mamakah
Disneyland trip planned...

We have a Disneyland trip planned in just under two months. DS is unvaccinated, and although I'm not afraid of measles, I acknowledge that for some it could be problematic and don't necessarily want...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-22-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 164
Posted By mamakah
We had this problem until I discovered guided...

We had this problem until I discovered guided meditations. A simple Google or YouTube search will lead you to a lot of children's sleep meditations. We found one on YouTube that is 50 minutes long, I...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-19-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,159
Posted By mamakah
Minerva- Is the book you're reading Missing...

Minerva-
Is the book you're reading Missing Microbes? I'm reading it right now and it's actually made me think a lot about vaccines even though its focus is on antibiotics.

In regards to your...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,159
Posted By mamakah
I'm a scientist also, and have constantly...

I'm a scientist also, and have constantly struggled with my decision not to vaccinate my son. My science education has actually provided confidence in my decision for now, but I'm open to...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By mamakah
"Echoing the assurances of national health and...

"Echoing the assurances of national health and toxicology experts, who have traveled to the town to collect blood samples and investigate possible environmental hazards, he said there's no evidence...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-31-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By mamakah
200 teen and preteen girls with "Mystery Illness"

This may have been posted somewhere already (but I didn't see it). I think it's interesting. As usual, there isn't much info. I'd like to know the exact time frame of the injections, were they all...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   07-28-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By mamakah
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By mamakah
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Forum: Vaccinations   12-16-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,925
Posted By mamakah
I posted this in the "debate" forum because I'm...

I posted this in the "debate" forum because I'm hoping to get accurate info on the Syrian Polio outbreak. Last I read, there were 22 cases, but today I was told that 17 children have been paralyzed....
Forum: Utah, Arizona   05-13-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By mamakah
I live in Salt Lake. I've been getting vaccine...

I live in Salt Lake. I've been getting vaccine exemptions from the state since my son was two. He's been in 3 different preschools, and I had to get a new exemption each time. I just picked up the...
Forum: Parenting   05-01-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,437
Posted By mamakah
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by demeter888 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382184/do-you-curse-around-your-child/60#post_17344970)


I...
Forum: Parenting   04-30-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,437
Posted By mamakah
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by demeter888 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382184/do-you-curse-around-your-child/60#post_17344341)


I...
Forum: Parenting   04-29-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,437
Posted By mamakah
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MichelleZB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382184/do-you-curse-around-your-child/30#post_17343595)

I...
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,437
Posted By mamakah
I swear around DS and allow him to say swear...

I swear around DS and allow him to say swear words ( he rarely does) but explain that it's a word he's only allowed to say at home with me and DH and saying it at school or at a friend's house could...
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