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Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 914
Posted By prosciencemum
I thought the split between vaccinating and...

I thought the split between vaccinating and vaccinating delayed/selective was a mistake - but if it's about support for vaccinating feel free to either (or cross post) in s&d and vaccinating on...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 9,627
Posted By prosciencemum
I'm glad the CDC made a statement clarifying...

I'm glad the CDC made a statement clarifying their viewpoint.

Tea - thanks for looking at the study in more depth. I skimmed it and it looked fairly simplistic - I wondered why the sizes of the...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-25-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 9,627
Posted By prosciencemum
Hopefully now this means we'll hear something...

Hopefully now this means we'll hear something direct from the CDC or this Dr Thomas.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-22-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By prosciencemum
But there are non and anti vax views in the UK...

But there are non and anti vax views in the UK where there's no vaccine requirements for school.....

I do agree the US system makes it harder to vaccinate off schedule and seeds division, but I...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-22-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By prosciencemum
It's interesting you see it that way (no snark...

It's interesting you see it that way (no snark implied - I find it interesting!). I kind of assumed the voices for vaccines stories were a response to the hundreds of "my kid reacted to vaccines so I...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 9,627
Posted By prosciencemum
Been on holiday and I'm thinking this isn't a...

Been on holiday and I'm thinking this isn't a thread I can catch up on!

I did read the paper linked up thread. So it's a re-analysis if old data using a different statistical technique than was...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By prosciencemum
Learning about the immune system is a great idea....

Learning about the immune system is a great idea. We should find a book and make a thread to read together. I'm definitely up for learning more.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-18-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By prosciencemum
The main thing to remember is either way it'll...

The main thing to remember is either way it'll most likely be fine. Serious vaccine reactions are rare, but right now so are most of the diseases vaccines are designed to protect us from.

I...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-16-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By prosciencemum
I read though that more than half of people in...

I read though that more than half of people in the UK would be willing to pay more tax to prevent that. So there's hope!
Forum: Vaccinations   08-16-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By prosciencemum
Gosh this is sad. The us medical system is so...

Gosh this is sad. The us medical system is so broken. Makes me so thankful for our National Health Service in the UK.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-16-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,678
Posted By prosciencemum
I have no idea if you're right or not - but I...

I have no idea if you're right or not - but I think even implying it might be against the UA. We're to discuss the issues, not each other.

Surely the best response if you doubt someone's...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-16-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,818
Posted By prosciencemum
Teacozy - nice response. Just wanted to add...

Teacozy - nice response.

Just wanted to add a second voice saying serious vaccine reactions are not ignored and are talked about.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By prosciencemum
Well I'm with Gandhi too. I'm not surprised a...

Well I'm with Gandhi too. I'm not surprised a survey of parents on a natural parenting forum results in this. I think if we stopped talking about vaccines we'd all have more in common than not.
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Forum: Vaccinations   08-12-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By prosciencemum
Defintely false as far as I'm concerned.

Defintely false as far as I'm concerned.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,698
Posted By prosciencemum
There is no way to tell in an individual case...

There is no way to tell in an individual case what the cause is. The only thing to do is large scale studies and continual initiating of the kind that has been done and continues to be done and so...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,030
Posted By prosciencemum
Theres a lot of public money spent promoting...

Theres a lot of public money spent promoting breast feeding in the UK (and no school requirements on vaccines).

The US health system is a messed up thing - but don't make the mistake of blaming...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-10-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,698
Posted By prosciencemum
I find wierd the sense of glee I seem to see in...

I find wierd the sense of glee I seem to see in some if these posts over a child's death - all because it might possibly associated with a vaccine reaction.

I also find wierd the assumption all...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By prosciencemum
Sure - I meant prevention. And...

Sure - I meant prevention.

And opportunistic reminders ro catch up don't bother me since the majority of under vaccinated people afaia are not deliberately choosing not to vaccinate - just too...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-06-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 715
Posted By prosciencemum
Likely because it's considered an extremely rare...

Likely because it's considered an extremely rare occurance.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-06-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By prosciencemum
Doctors are trained to be conservative and...

Doctors are trained to be conservative and consider all possible outcomes.

Tetanus can only be treated by vaccine so if there's any risk that will be what doctors suggest. If they did not they...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-06-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By prosciencemum
If you can find time having an honest...

If you can find time having an honest conversation about your concerns with your family doctor (or a nurse in the practice) would be a good idea. Tell them you don't want to decide there and then -...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-03-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,443
Posted By prosciencemum
Anecdote: when my son had cp it sucked. That was...

Anecdote: when my son had cp it sucked. That was 2 weeks I could have done without. He still has scars. No serious complications - except that now he can have shingles in the future.....

I've yet...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   08-03-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By prosciencemum
And the 4yr ones are defintely the worst. A baby...

And the 4yr ones are defintely the worst. A baby will forget 30 seconds later. A 4yr old can remember and hold it against you for months!
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   08-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By prosciencemum
Rrrrrachel - congratulations! Nice to have you...

Rrrrrachel - congratulations! Nice to have you back.

I've hated every single vaccination appointment and have to remind myself every time it's the right thing to do and that sometimes the right...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-29-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,307
Posted By prosciencemum
Like everywhere on the internet? I think...

Like everywhere on the internet?

I think the frustration might also come from a perceived hypocrisy in a view that censorship of (some) provax views on MDC is ok, while media choices to present...
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