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Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By ma2two
The California exemption form requires only one...

The California exemption form requires only one parent's signature.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By ma2two
Don't tell your stepkids' mother that your baby...

Don't tell your stepkids' mother that your baby won't be vaccinated. She might freak out about that and try to cause all sorts of trouble (because her kids live with you part-time). Your baby's...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-16-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By ma2two
Those concerns are mostly theoretical. Yes, some...

Those concerns are mostly theoretical. Yes, some of those forms have wording that says you are putting your children at risk, and in principle I would refuse to sign something like that, but the...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,899
Posted By ma2two
It doesn't matter to us that 400 years ago,...

It doesn't matter to us that 400 years ago, people believed some ridiculous things. It's great that advice has changed since then. But it does matter to us that within the span of our young...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-04-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,301
Posted By ma2two
Also keep in mind that even though your kids will...

Also keep in mind that even though your kids will be living amongst university students, they won't have the same risk factors as students for meningitis. They won't have super close contact with the...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-04-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,301
Posted By ma2two
According to the CDC, "The likelihood of...

According to the CDC,

"The likelihood of symptomatic illness from HAV infection is directly related to age. In children younger than 6 years of age, most (70%) infections are asymptomatic."...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,899
Posted By ma2two
I thought it was funny because Samantha Bee is...

I thought it was funny because Samantha Bee is funny. I didn't think it was necessarily bad publicity. Anything that gets the message out there that not vaccinating is an option, and that educated...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-04-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By ma2two
They need to have written permission. Normally...

They need to have written permission. Normally they only do it for the flu vaccine. Some schools have vaccination days where they vaccinate all the kids who turned in a permission slip. It's best to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By ma2two
Out of the 3 schools reporting in Malibu (all...

Out of the 3 schools reporting in Malibu (all public), with a total of 135 kindergarten students this year, 34 kindergarten students (25%) had personal belief exemptions....
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By ma2two
I think you should let go of your fear of...

I think you should let go of your fear of whooping cough, especially now that your baby is 8 months old. It's no longer dangerous at that age. Sodium ascorbate (a type of vitamin C) is a very...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By ma2two
It's usually the pertussis component.   The...

It's usually the pertussis component.
 
The drawback to getting DT is that it contains mercury.
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/UCM101500.pdf
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   05-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By ma2two
What country are you in? There is no vaccine...

What country are you in? There is no vaccine called Adacel-Polio in the United States. Here is a list of all the vaccines in the U.S....
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 7,881
Posted By ma2two
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by teacozy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402103/lying-about-vaccine-status/80#post_17631773)
  
That's a...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 7,881
Posted By ma2two
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Imakcerka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402103/lying-about-vaccine-status/60#post_17631753)
 I think...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 7,881
Posted By ma2two
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ss834 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402103/lying-about-vaccine-status/20#post_17631406)
  
If you have...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 7,881
Posted By ma2two
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KoryO http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402103/lying-about-vaccine-status/20#post_17631317)
 Try to stay on...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 7,881
Posted By ma2two
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ss834 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402103/lying-about-vaccine-status#post_17631177)
 We can't know how...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 7,881
Posted By ma2two
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ss834 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402103/lying-about-vaccine-status#post_17631134)
 In general,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-17-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By ma2two
Oh, boo hoo, a privately run website made its...

Oh, boo hoo, a privately run website made its own rules. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/violin.gif 
Forum: Vaccinations   05-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By ma2two
Do they require proof? If not, you could just...

Do they require proof? If not, you could just say she is fully vaccinated, and provide believable, but fake dates. That's what I do for my child's summer camp, which has required DTaP and MMR. They...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 370
Posted By ma2two
I wouldn't vaccinate for pertussis. The vaccine...

I wouldn't vaccinate for pertussis. The vaccine is dangerous, and doesn't work, anyway. I absolutely would not ask anyone to get vaccinated. 
 
You said you'll breastfeed, so that will be very...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By ma2two
applejuice, If you think the boosting of the...

applejuice, If you think the boosting of the immune system during measles and the burning through vitamin A is related, do you think it could be bad to supplement with vitamin A?
 
Or maybe it's...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By ma2two
The treatment consisted of giving 10 million...

The treatment consisted of giving 10 million times the dose of infectious units of the measles vaccine. I want to make it clear that's not the same as giving 10 million MMR vaccines, or even 10...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-15-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By ma2two
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by applejuice http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By ma2two
I don't know if it's just because the CDC...

I don't know if it's just because the CDC doesn't want to admit it made a mistake, or if it's due to concerns about lost profit from fewer children being vaccinated. But if the CDC really cared...
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