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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-18-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By jupitermama
When I was pregnant (my "baby" is 16 months...

When I was pregnant (my "baby" is 16 months now!) I was also offered both the flu vax and pertussis booster at my ob's office, and I declined both. I have never gotten a flu shot either, and I was...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-02-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By jupitermama
Ugh, I read the transcript and that Yarkin woman...

Ugh, I read the transcript and that Yarkin woman drove me nuts! Cause like, you know, my husband has a science background and, you know, vaccines save lives and, you know, I want my kids to be...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,909
Posted By jupitermama
I had to take a vaccine class for work and...

I had to take a vaccine class for work and remember learning about arthus type reactions after a tetanus shot, it is associated with receiving too many tetanus boosters in too short a time. If you...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-10-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By jupitermama
My first son (now 6 years old) was vaxed pretty...

My first son (now 6 years old) was vaxed pretty much on schedule, mainly because I didn't know any better. My 2nd son is now 11 months and has only received 2 doses of rota virus. My 2nd one crawled...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-01-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,278
Posted By jupitermama
I think a reason for the hostility is because,...

I think a reason for the hostility is because, this is the researching vaccines forum. If she came on here and said, I vaccinate on schedule because I feel it is selfish not to, and I feel like I am...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-01-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,278
Posted By jupitermama
I don't see why people have to try and start...

I don't see why people have to try and start unnecessary debates...the original poster of this thread was asking what factors impacted our vaccination decisions. If you get every vaccine on...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-14-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jupitermama
That anyone thinks forcing someone into a...

That anyone thinks forcing someone into a clinical vaccine trial is okay here in America is absolutely horrifying to me. I love how they say that paying participants any more than a minimal amount...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-24-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By jupitermama
It hardly seems worth it to subject a child to...

It hardly seems worth it to subject a child to so many shots, when you need so many (4 or 5 doses of pertussis) before you are "fully protected" but the immunity wanes after only 3...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-24-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By jupitermama
As a selective/delayed vaxer, I found this...

As a selective/delayed vaxer, I found this article quite condescending.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-24-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By jupitermama
I know exactly how you feel!  My little guy is...

I know exactly how you feel!  My little guy is just 4mos. old and has only received 2 doses of rotavirus so far.  I get super anxious and panicky when I think of my little guy getting a real shot of...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-05-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By jupitermama
So it seems like lots of parents these days...

So it seems like lots of parents these days (myself included!) are leery of the multitude of vaccines that the "experts" recommend that babies receive these days.  A popular point that the...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-22-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By jupitermama
I had my baby on June 15 and at one of my...

I had my baby on June 15 and at one of my prenatal appts the head ob (I go to a group practice) said I should get the Tdap booster.  I smiled and took his printouts about "Do it for your baby" that...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-20-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By jupitermama
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-K8Rhlw_c8    ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-K8Rhlw_c8 
 
Here is a link to the story that was on the news.  Apparently the infant was under 2 months old so he did not get the vaccine.  One article said that...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-10-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,052
Posted By jupitermama
Any pediatrician who refused to treat my...

Any pediatrician who refused to treat my (delayed vaxed) child wouldn't have to worry...I would refuse to let such a doctor treat my child.  Anyone who is not willing to respect MY place as my...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-10-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By jupitermama
Hello all, I am new to the site and this is...

Hello all,
I am new to the site and this is actually my first post.
I have 2 little boys, 5 years and 12 weeks.  My 5 year old was vaxed on schedule and bringing him to the pediatrician's office...
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