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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-25-2013, 08:37 AM
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Posted By peilover010202
My older 3 kiddos have developed CP, so I'm...

My older 3 kiddos have developed CP, so I'm guessing it's just a matter of time before my baby (6mo) develops them as well.  She is breastfeeding, so I'm really hoping that lends to a mild case for...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-25-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By peilover010202
We're actually battling CP right now.  I have 2...

We're actually battling CP right now.  I have 2 kiddos with it currently, and another recovering from it.  So, here is what I know (I'm in IN, btw.)  Our oldest developed symptoms first, and the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-12-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By peilover010202
Meepy - I know, I'm kicking myself for being...

Meepy - I know, I'm kicking myself for being honest about it!  I really wish I would have just said he was feverish.  I did talk with our dr, who didn't feel like my other kids should be excluded...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-11-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By peilover010202
I believe my oldest has CP, so I called the...

I believe my oldest has CP, so I called the school to let them know.  I'm taking him to the dr to get it confirmed so it will go in his medical records.  Anyway, the school said that if ds is...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-02-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By peilover010202
The letter specifically said they would exclude...

The letter specifically said they would exclude any staff without current proof of immunity.  So, i imagine IF it even happens, then those teachers will go get vaxed and be done with it.
Forum: Vaccinations   03-01-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By peilover010202
So, I'm in Indiana and we're are currently...

So, I'm in Indiana and we're are currently experiencing an "outbreak" of wild measles.  17 cases in the whole state.  All outbreaks have happened 3hrs NORTH of us. 

Anyway, I get a letter in the...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   09-23-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By peilover010202
I'm not sure that I'm ready to share my entire...

I'm not sure that I'm ready to share my entire story.  But, we went in for our 20 week ultrasound on Monday to discover that our baby had no heartbeat.  I delivered her the next morning.  She...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-01-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By peilover010202
I have a home daycare, and because I'm licensed,...

I have a home daycare, and because I'm licensed, I do follow the state requirements.  My state has a medical and religious exemption.  But, I know other providers who will "lie" and just refuse the...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By peilover010202
My MIL was recently diagnosed with bladder...

My MIL was recently diagnosed with bladder cancer and will begin BCG immunotherapy (essentially the same as a TB vax, according to her dr).  It's a live attenuated virus.
 
Our boys are NOT vaxed,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-30-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By peilover010202
All my boys got pertussis last Aug.  My youngest...

All my boys got pertussis last Aug.  My youngest was 18mos at the time.  I have to admit.  It was scary.  I knew what to expect, and I actually just called the dr and said "The cough has lasted 3...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-29-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By peilover010202
My MIL was recently diagnosed with bladder...

My MIL was recently diagnosed with bladder cancer and will begin BCG immunotherapy (essentially the same as a TB vax, according to her dr). 
 
Our boys are NOT vaxed, and I'm concerned about...
Forum: February 2012   07-08-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By peilover010202
Thanks for posting this.  We're also going to an...

Thanks for posting this.  We're also going to an Amusement Park in a few weeks, and I've been so worried about the rides.  I usually ride the roller coasters with my 7yo and his friend while dh...
Forum: Women's Health   10-30-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By peilover010202
My dh has a strong history of heart disease in...

My dh has a strong history of heart disease in his family and has always been careful about his lifestyle (vegetarian, regular exercise, etc.)

Well, his most recent cholesterol test came back at...
Forum: Women's Health   10-29-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By peilover010202
We just went through whooping cough here. 4yo ds...

We just went through whooping cough here. 4yo ds and 18mo ds. Anyway, when I got the + on 18mo's pertussis test, I immediately called the dr for a round of abx for 4yo. So, 4yo has had a *very*...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-17-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By peilover010202
YES! This happened to a friend of mine. Her...

YES! This happened to a friend of mine. Her children were totally unvaxed, but one had a really horrible case of asthma and her dr's scared her into the Pertussis vaccine for her then 3yr old. Well,...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-17-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By peilover010202
we are going through pertussis here, just...

we are going through pertussis here, just confirmed today. We're on day 28 today. ds3 is 17mo. When you see the first few paroxymal coughs, it's pretty scary. I've really rethought my decision to...
Forum: Women's Health   09-15-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By peilover010202
Jenaka, I am doing the abx for my 4yo. My 17mo...

Jenaka, I am doing the abx for my 4yo. My 17mo (today!), has been coughing now for 28 days, so no longer contagious.

I have increased SA to 4000mg for my 17mo and 6000mg for my 4yo.
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By peilover010202
Marnica, that's my concern. At this point, we...

Marnica, that's my concern. At this point, we don't have a + result for ds3, and ds2 has been exposed and has started the coughing. I cannot quarantine for another 21 days. Sounds selfish I'm sure,...
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By peilover010202
Vomiting is very typical. It's important to keep...

Vomiting is very typical. It's important to keep her hydrated first. I've been mixing ds's SA into a very small amount of apple juice and giving it to him via syringe feeding (he's 17mo old though.)...
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By peilover010202
If she's taken abx, then according to my...

If she's taken abx, then according to my research, she's no longer contagious (after a 5 day prescription for Zithormax.) And no longer contagious after 21 days of coughing without abx.
My dr did a...
Forum: Women's Health   09-13-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By peilover010202
i'm facing the same dilemma with my 16 mo old ds...

i'm facing the same dilemma with my 16 mo old ds right now. He's been coughing for 3 weeks, spasms for 1.5 weeks. Here is a link to some info from my original post.

I did start Sodium Ascorbate...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-13-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By peilover010202
I run a home daycare and none of my 3 boys have...

I run a home daycare and none of my 3 boys have had any vaccines. I also feel they are pretty healthy overall. 1 is prone to ear infections, but so was I (and still am).
Forum: Women's Health   09-12-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By peilover010202
I've decided not to do the abx at this point....

I've decided not to do the abx at this point. He's already started the paroxymal coughing spasms by the time I talked with the dr. I also did not want to make his recovery any longer. So, given that...
Forum: Women's Health   09-10-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By peilover010202
Thanks everyone! I started the exp'd SA today...

Thanks everyone! I started the exp'd SA today and will look tomorrow at our local HFS.
Forum: Women's Health   09-10-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By peilover010202
Shoot! The sodium ascorbate I have exp 6/09....

Shoot! The sodium ascorbate I have exp 6/09. Would it still be okay, just less effective? I'm doubtful I can find it locally. :/
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