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Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By mamakah
I agree!

I agree!
Forum: Vaccinations   05-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By mamakah
Measles confirmed in adult who visited DC, northern Virginia

No mention of vaccination status.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/measles-confirmed-in-adult-who-visited-dc-northern-virginia/2015/05/19/aede66da-fe79-11e4-8c77-bf274685e1df_story.html
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Forum: Vaccinations   04-08-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,803
Posted By mamakah
I get the sense that there is a lot of "They gave...

I get the sense that there is a lot of "They gave me the wrong information!" blaming going on, but it could just be my perception.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-08-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,803
Posted By mamakah
You added this after I started my response, so...

You added this after I started my response, so I'll respond now.

I'll acknowledge that these experiences are probably real, and they felt pressure from non vaxx friends and organizations. I don't...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-08-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By mamakah
But, if they felt coerced, it's because they...

But, if they felt coerced, it's because they passively allowed others to influence their decision. It's still on them.
I feel coerced to vaccinate by my doctor, my colleagues, and now, my...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-08-2015, 05:50 PM
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Views: 3,803
Posted By mamakah
Right, but her words didn't actually change what...

Right, but her words didn't actually change what you eventually did though. You decided not to trust her words, and questioned her information. You took personal responsibility of your choice by...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-08-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,803
Posted By mamakah
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-08-2015, 05:33 PM
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Views: 2,412
Posted By mamakah
Good question! I was thinking about his too. I...

Good question! I was thinking about his too. I think silvermoon's sharing of the definition of fear mongering is important:


Bolding mine.
I think the exaggerating part is fear mongering.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-08-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,412
Posted By mamakah
This is kind of off topic from where this thread...

This is kind of off topic from where this thread went, but I wanted to clarify that even though I'm not a huge supporter of 30 second ads for or against vaccination, I think it's important that...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-07-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,803
Posted By mamakah
I don't know. Only OP can clarify. Unfortunately...

I don't know. Only OP can clarify. Unfortunately this whole thing took away from a good discussion on personal responsibility.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-07-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,412
Posted By mamakah
It's whatever this is: ...

It's whatever this is:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq9mkRr_E7c

I'd call them both fear mongering, considering they're each 30 seconds long and therefore can't even scratch the surface of the...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,803
Posted By mamakah
I don't see where OP says anything about "a...

I don't see where OP says anything about "a couple people". Everything OP says is that there are pro vaxxers that used to be non vaxx, and reading through their posts triggered the question of...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-07-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,803
Posted By mamakah
I'm not seeing where you were directly targeted...

I'm not seeing where you were directly targeted here. Yes, some responses are responding to your posts in this thread, but there's no indication that the thread is about you. I even looked at your...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-05-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By mamakah
A friend emailed this article to me. Vaccinated...

A friend emailed this article to me. Vaccinated kids in Utah have pertussis, so unvaccinated kids are asked to stay home from school.
http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=34098771
Forum: Vaccinations   04-04-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,446
Posted By mamakah
On MDC there are 3 support only vaccination...

On MDC there are 3 support only vaccination areas: I'm not vaccinating, Selective/Delayed vaccinating, and vaccinating on schedule. In those areas, supportive discussion (pro vaxxers only...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-04-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By mamakah
The only thing I've ever found was in this study,...

The only thing I've ever found was in this study, that says that since B. pertussis was isolated less in vaccinated children, this suggests vaccinated children are less contagious. They don't...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-03-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By mamakah
Interesting that there was a separate strain...

Interesting that there was a separate strain circulating at the same time as the Disneyland outbreak.
I really wish there was more information. I vaguely remember mention of a different strain,...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-03-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By mamakah
Thank you. As usual, there isn't enough...

Thank you. As usual, there isn't enough information for those of us that want all the details (on the 3 Disneyland cases).

I wish that they would post the strains that were found in all the cases....
Forum: Vaccinations   04-03-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By mamakah
3 California Measles cases different strain than others?

Reading about Measles cases in California on the CA health department website, I noticed this:



http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/discond/Documents/Measles%20update%204-3-2015_public.pdf

I...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-03-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,446
Posted By mamakah
Very true. I feel like for those who haven't...

Very true.
I feel like for those who haven't made a decision yet, the discussion forum is THE place to be. No doubt, every claim will be challenged and need to be backed up. I love it.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-03-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,446
Posted By mamakah
Do you have your own personal resources of...

Do you have your own personal resources of evidence that you can provide? It sounds like what OP is asking for. OP sounds open to accepting it if the science is sound.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   04-02-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,433
Posted By mamakah
How terrifying! I'm so sorry you went through...

How terrifying! I'm so sorry you went through that. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   04-02-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,433
Posted By mamakah
Is this in reference to me? I post in the...

Is this in reference to me? I post in the non-vax forum, but I feel like I also belong here since I frequently consider selectively vaxxing.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   04-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,433
Posted By mamakah
I'm sorry, this is OT, but how did your child's...

I'm sorry, this is OT, but how did your child's Strep pneumo present? Did he/she have meningitis?

Just out of curiosity. I haven't read any Strep pneumo experiences on these boards before.
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Forum: Vaccinations   03-23-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By mamakah
Just today I sat in on a lecture about common...

Just today I sat in on a lecture about common upper and lower respiratory pathogens. When discussing pertussis, the Dr giving the lecture said that pertussis outbreaks are due to waning vaccine...
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