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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:clap It is coming from both sides - "if you...

:clap

It is coming from both sides - "if you don't vax you should be required to homeschool."

I am afraid that is not how it works folks. There is no automatic pass given to homeschoolers....
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-16-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I didn't see anything about it, but I wouldn't be...

I didn't see anything about it, but I wouldn't be surprised to find them trying it. Or Medicaid. I have already seen so many families on those programs lied to about it and told they have to vaxx or...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-15-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Head Start Vaccine Requirements Bill

Bill being introduced that would remove all but medical exemptions on a federal level for all children attending Head Start programs.
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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-12-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By fruitfulmomma
China enters the global vaccine market

http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/92/9/14-020914/en/

Er... If you were a vaxxing parent would you be confident that enough quality control was taking place here?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By fruitfulmomma
<INV>"Bringing Much-Needed Sanity to the Vaccine Debate"

https://medium.com/@therebootedbody/bringing-much-needed-sanity-to-the-vaccine-debate-e143f089bfd1

Thoughts?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-11-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I think the problem comes down to the fact that...

I think the problem comes down to the fact that when we say autism they hear neurodiversity. They are, whether intentional or not, being totally dismissive of the fact that we are talking about...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-11-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 171
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I still hold out hope, but I don't think that day...

I still hold out hope, but I don't think that day is coming any time soon.

I don't think we can compare McD's to the vax industry. Nobody is required to stop by and purchase an Egg McMuffin on...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-11-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 471
Posted By fruitfulmomma
To answer your question, I don't know at this...

To answer your question, I don't know at this point, other than to stay off the radar as much as possible. There are currently 11 states where homeschoolers do not have to initiate contact with the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-11-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 471
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I had a longer reply written out that got lost,...

I had a longer reply written out that got lost, but quickly, it is a myth that home schoolers are automatically exempted from Vax law. Depends on the state, but I keep an exemption on file with our...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-09-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By fruitfulmomma
The comments are amusing to say the least. A nice...

The comments are amusing to say the least. A nice break from the rants about the measles. Most of them don't appear to know that BCG is not on the American schedule, so not only are my children not...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-09-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By fruitfulmomma
<INV> TB in PA

http://www.wtae.com/news/health-department-reports-tuberculosis-case-at-pittsburgh-public-school/31178634?utm_source=Social&utm_medium=FBPAGE&utm_campaign=WTAE-TV%20Pittsburgh%20-%20wtae4&Content%20Ty...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-17-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Thanks Kathy. My screaming baby and toddler won...

Thanks Kathy. My screaming baby and toddler won out yesterday over going to find it again, but I will keep that in mind next time.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By fruitfulmomma
EMRGuy - I agree, even though it is not always...

EMRGuy - I agree, even though it is not always easy to hear, I do want to know if I am wrong. It doesn't do us any good to continue to pass on misinformation.

In this case the person had been...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-16-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I meant I usually don't comment on *those*...

I meant I usually don't comment on *those* threads, meaning the thread on the site this was taking place on. Not that I wasn't going to comment *here* if anyone had anything to say. I didn't post the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-16-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By fruitfulmomma
When Non-Vaxxers Get It Wrong

I was just reading an article on the measles outbreak and found myself agreeing with two of the more popular pro commenters because the person they were going back and forth with literally could not...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-26-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:crying:

:crying:
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Why Doctors Aren't Shocked That Mumps Have Hit the NHL

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lawrence-solomon/mumps-in-nhl_b_6351358.html
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-13-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,460
Posted By fruitfulmomma
If you are planning on delivering in the hospital...

If you are planning on delivering in the hospital and refusing antibiotics, please be aware that they may want to hold baby for at least 48 hours and may even try to insist on taking him to the...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 212
Posted By fruitfulmomma
ddc crashing... he seems to have posted on...

ddc crashing... he seems to have posted on several groups. I flagged it for you so hopefully a mod will be along soon to remove. In the future you can use the little triangle on the left to report...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-30-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 588
Posted By fruitfulmomma
It will probably depend on your practice. If you...

It will probably depend on your practice. If you have found a good one who is okay with you not vaxxing then I would just ask the nurse to put a note on your file that you are not to be sent...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-21-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 201
Posted By fruitfulmomma
-- from the NIH link How many cases of "flu"...

-- from the NIH link

How many cases of "flu" are from those who don't understand this? I grew up thinking the flu was a stomach virus and a member of my husband's family insisted, when we were all...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,779
Posted By fruitfulmomma
The Africa without Ebola - ...

The Africa without Ebola - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/11/03/map-the-africa-without-ebola/

"Ignorance & misinformation is a big problem with Ebola. So a clueless...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I got the stink eye from one of the midwives in...

I got the stink eye from one of the midwives in my ob's practice when I told her we weren't interested in the pertussis vax for me.

(I also gain a lot of weight in pregnancy and I don't eat a lot...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,779
Posted By fruitfulmomma
This isn't regarding ebola being a hoax but I...

This isn't regarding ebola being a hoax but I thought she had some good things to say regarding the state of health care in America and our inability to actually deal with a crisis... ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:rotflmao What? So the vaccine just leaks...

:rotflmao

What? So the vaccine just leaks out of the body when you bleed? Perhaps recommendations for boosters ought to be changed to monthly for women then.
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