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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-18-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
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: 305
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: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-21-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,046
Posted By jupitermama
I haven't had any bad experiences myself, other...

I haven't had any bad experiences myself, other than the first pediatrician I was going to use based on a family member's recommendation...they had the generic immunization policy that the shots are...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-21-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By jupitermama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kathymuggle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-20-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By jupitermama
Can I say all of them?? Lol. I would have to say...

Can I say all of them?? Lol. I would have to say my least favorite is the flu shot...flu shot season is in full effect at the pharmacy where I work and we are expected to invite each guest to...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,787
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: 685
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: 1,162
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: 1,162
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: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-14-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By jupitermama
 OH NO! We can't have doctors willing to dress...

 OH NO! We can't have doctors willing to dress up and act silly taking care of our CHILDREN!  D: I wasn't implying that...my son's pedi acts silly and does magic tricks at well visits. Maybe I am...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-11-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By jupitermama
 According to the info section of the video...



According to the info section of the video it was a parody of a song by Lil Jon, performed by pediatric residents at a major hospital. These are our nation's future pediatricians folks!
Forum: Vaccinations   01-14-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
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: 292
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: 331
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: 417
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: 370
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: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-02-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,399
Posted By jupitermama
My first son was rushed to the hospital when he...

My first son was rushed to the hospital when he was 3 months old by ambulance because his blood oxygen level was low. He ended up having RSV and had to stay in the hospital for 3 days. He had a hard...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-22-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
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: 489
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: 2,854
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: 489
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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