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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By prosciencemum
My view is the best idea is to take the best of...

My view is the best idea is to take the best of both. Breast feed, eat healthy, support the immune system with vitamins etc, wash hands and other hygiene AND benefit from modern medicine including...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,961
Posted By prosciencemum
Chicken pox vaccine is not available on the NHS...

Chicken pox vaccine is not available on the NHS for healthy children. Neither is an annual flu shot.

If like to read more about the UK compensation program. Could you tell us where you got that...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-16-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By prosciencemum
Although I did read somewhere recently that the...

Although I did read somewhere recently that the most effective pharma shills would likely be "reductum as absurdum" proponents of antivax views. Which ironically suggests that some of the most crazy...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By prosciencemum
Did we really! I don't think I knew that. Better...

Did we really! I don't think I knew that. Better go and celebrate in my swimming pool of gold coins! ;)
Forum: Vaccinations   10-15-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By prosciencemum
Infographic of infections and deadliness

I liked this plot, from here http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/ng-interactive/2014/oct/15/visualised-how-ebola-compares-to-other-infectious-diseases

Curious to see what others on here will...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-12-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By prosciencemum
I know it's scary, but those ingredients are...

I know it's scary, but those ingredients are there for a reason and in extremely tiny doses. You can visit Voices for Vaccines if you want to hear from other moms who choose vaccinate (someone below...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,969
Posted By prosciencemum
Hand washing is an extremely important public...

Hand washing is an extremely important public health measure. It's a common fallacy though that the decline in infectious diseases which coincides with widespread vaccination is all down to hand...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,386
Posted By prosciencemum
The CDC did react to the statement. They pointed...

The CDC did react to the statement. They pointed out the data has been public for a long time (and continues to be - you can analyse it yourself if you wish samaxtics). There's a link to the data in...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-07-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,284
Posted By prosciencemum
Well we can go back and forth, but it's getting a...

Well we can go back and forth, but it's getting a bit boring. I have read the paper. I have read the complaint. I don't see any proof of any wrong doing, and neither did the journal who published it,...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-06-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,284
Posted By prosciencemum
From the pdf Deborah kindly pointed us to (Direct...

From the pdf Deborah kindly pointed us to (Direct link: http://www.fourteenstudies.org/pdf/MMR_3.pdf)



I personally read that as referring to data on immunisation (among 5 yo in kindy) from...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-05-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,386
Posted By prosciencemum
No suggestion of malfeasance - just sloppy/poor...

No suggestion of malfeasance - just sloppy/poor statistics.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-05-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By prosciencemum
Those are very sad stories. Especially given what...

Those are very sad stories. Especially given what I know about the lack of compassion and acceptance for disabled children in mainland china.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-04-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,386
Posted By prosciencemum
I think you're right that it is a double...

I think you're right that it is a double standard.

Some people tried hard to demonstrate a major flaw in Fombonne. That was pointed out to the journal and not agreed with by them or any othe...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-04-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,386
Posted By prosciencemum
The retraction published by the journal seem...

The retraction published by the journal seem quite clear. Can you factually refute it?
Forum: Vaccinations   10-04-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,969
Posted By prosciencemum
Tea - wow! I had no idea there were still people...

Tea - wow! I had no idea there were still people alive in iron lungs from the polio era. One person mentioned in that story lived 60 years in one (following childhood polio) only to die in a power...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-04-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,969
Posted By prosciencemum
You could get chicken pox mortality rates in the...

You could get chicken pox mortality rates in the modern world from the UK.

Same with measles to some extent - an outbreak in Wales couple of years ago for example.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-04-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By prosciencemum
There's no cure for tetanus only the vaccine. I...

There's no cure for tetanus only the vaccine. I know what I'd do in your situation - but then I also wouldn't be in that situation as my kids are already vaccinated (and they are both fine).

That...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-03-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By prosciencemum
Best advice I ever had was to bite my babies...

Best advice I ever had was to bite my babies finger nails instead if cut them. I used to do it while breast feeding!
Forum: Vaccinations   09-30-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 973
Posted By prosciencemum
I totally agree that the lumping together of sets...

I totally agree that the lumping together of sets of parenting/lifestyle choices is frustrating. I eat local unprocessed food as much as possible - often organic. I used cloth nappies, coslept and...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 973
Posted By prosciencemum
Had organic broccoli (from local farm) as part of...

Had organic broccoli (from local farm) as part of dinner twice last week. Yum.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-27-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,284
Posted By prosciencemum
Yeah. I know many of you think I'm paid to post...

Yeah. I know many of you think I'm paid to post here. In reality I have a job, two kids and even other hobbies!

Perhaps you should read the full text too and do an independent check of what...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-24-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,961
Posted By prosciencemum
Why are you suddenly talking about me (again)?

Why are you suddenly talking about me (again)?
Forum: Vaccinations   09-23-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 618
Posted By prosciencemum
Anecdotes both ways, but data which shows...

Anecdotes both ways, but data which shows vaccines are safe almost all the time.

I bet your friends vaccine had nothing to do with her daughters problems.

I find it so sad (but I get why)...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-23-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 618
Posted By prosciencemum
Personally I made extra sure to get flu vaccine...

Personally I made extra sure to get flu vaccine the winters I was pregnant. Flu is much more serious for pregnant women and I didn't want to take any chances.

Anecdote: both my kids are fine....
Forum: Vaccinations   09-21-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,969
Posted By prosciencemum
Sure. Which is why personal stories count for...

Sure. Which is why personal stories count for nothing (or should) in the decision making process. Children can be hurt by vaccines. Children can be hurt by diseases which vaccines prevent. So we look...
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