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Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   09-17-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By mcgee
I am moving back to NWA from Austin, TX, and I'm...

I am moving back to NWA from Austin, TX, and I'm in need of a delayed/selective vaccination-friendly doc as well. Can anyone recommend someone?
Forum: Vaccinations   08-13-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,994
Posted By mcgee
I *might* worry about mumps for a teenaged boy...

I *might* worry about mumps for a teenaged boy or adult male because of the small risk of sterility. Measles, rubella and chicken pox don't scare me. I was a VERY sickly baby and toddler -...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-13-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By mcgee
We have an exemption for our eldest child who...

We have an exemption for our eldest child who attends public school in Texas. AFAIK, NO notification went out to the class about there being a vaccine exempt child in the classroom. For all I know...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-12-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By mcgee
My daughter was vaxed on schedule through age 2....

My daughter was vaxed on schedule through age 2.
 
My son has had two doses of DTaP.
 
They are now almost 6 (daughter) and 2.5 (son).
 
My daughter has sensory processing disorder, probable...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-16-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By mcgee
Hib is one that I'm undecided on as well. My son...

Hib is one that I'm undecided on as well. My son is almost two and has had two doses of DTaP, and that's it. Our pediatrician is fine with us choosing not to vaccinate, but if we selectively vax,...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-25-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,401
Posted By mcgee
Our son will be 2 soon. He has had two doses of...

Our son will be 2 soon. He has had two doses of DTaP, and that's it. Our pediatrician generally recommends DTaP (for the pertussis component), HIB and Prevnar, since he feels those are the diseases...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-06-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,530
Posted By mcgee
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by miriam http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1319818/poisoned-in-the-womb#post_16533379)
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Forum: Homebirth   06-25-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,865
Posted By mcgee
Our midwife charged $2500 for our homebirth,...

Our midwife charged $2500 for our homebirth, plus another $200 for a backup midwife for the birth, and we spent an additional $75 or so on the birth kid and some additional items. Midwives in our...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-20-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By mcgee
I get angry because misinformation results in...

I get angry because misinformation results in paranoid parents who think that non-vaxing or selective/delayed vaccinating parents are neglectful, abusive, should be thrown in jail, should not have...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-20-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By mcgee
If she's already had the MMR, then she should be...

If she's already had the MMR, then she should be fine until ages 4-6 when they do the booster shot. If she's already had the booster, then I'm not sure why he's freaking out. The first dose of MMR...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-20-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By mcgee
We started our son with DTAP at 12 months. That...

We started our son with DTAP at 12 months. That was his first vaccine. Our pediatrician recommends DTaP, pneumoccocal and HIB, as he feels that those vaccines cover the diseases our children are...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   05-25-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By mcgee
You could file a complaint with your state's...

You could file a complaint with your state's licensing board, stating that your child was given vaccinations without your consent. I'm sorry this happened to you.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-17-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By mcgee
My midwife absolutely does NOT do circumcisions....

My midwife absolutely does NOT do circumcisions. She had a big folder full of info on why we should leave DS intact. She will refer clients to a pediatric urologist if they insist on circ, but she...
Forum: Pets   05-09-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By mcgee
You can't force someone to get rid of their dog....

You can't force someone to get rid of their dog. You can, however, choose not to visit their home if the dog is around. If you believe this dog is a threat to your child, then calmly tell your...
Forum: Pets   04-25-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,999
Posted By mcgee
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Mirzam http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1266950/puppy-rolecall-anyone/80#post_16408254)

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Forum: Pets   04-25-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,999
Posted By mcgee
We have a four year old Border/Wheaten Terrier...

We have a four year old Border/Wheaten Terrier mix, adopted at age 2, and a brand new five week old Golden Retriever puppy, who came home on Saturday....
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-01-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,147
Posted By mcgee
We probably spend somewhere between $600 and...

We probably spend somewhere between $600 and $1000 on groceries each month. I need to keep better track of our receipts. That's for two adults, an almost 5 year old and a huge 1 year old, a dog and...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-22-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By mcgee
We are not military, so I have zero experience...

We are not military, so I have zero experience there. Ft. Hood is in Texas though, and the state of Texas has a VERY broad philosophical exemption for vaccines, and it's very easy to obtain. Does...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-14-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By mcgee
I would love to have the option of separate out...

I would love to have the option of separate out vaccines, rather than giving three or more in one injection. Why is pertussis combined with diptheria and tetanus, when diptheria is so rare in the...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-14-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,524
Posted By mcgee
3Ts,   I've been meaning to ask you - were...

3Ts,
 
I've been meaning to ask you - were you able to report his reaction to VAERS or file for compensation from the NVIC? Or at least file a malpractice suit against the original doctor's office...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-27-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,192
Posted By mcgee
I pay $7.50 a gallon for a local farm, but it's...

I pay $7.50 a gallon for a local farm, but it's about a 30 minute drive, one way. I buy fairly small blocks of raw organic cheddar for almost $8 each. A dozen organic eggs from cage free chickens is...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-13-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By mcgee
My 15 month old son has had two doses of DTaP,...

My 15 month old son has had two doses of DTaP, one given at 12 months and one last week. These are the only two vaccines he's received thus far. Our pediatrician recommends DTaP Hib and prevnar...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-11-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By mcgee
I absolutely agree with you that it's a...

I absolutely agree with you that it's a combination of factors causing autism, some genetic and some environmental.
Forum: Vaccinations   02-11-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By mcgee
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-kirby/autism-...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-kirby/autism-vaccine-_b_817879.html
 
I thought this might be of interest to everyone.
Forum: Women's Health   01-29-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,568
Posted By mcgee
I'm another mama with enormous breasts. :( I'm...

I'm another mama with enormous breasts. :( I'm about a 38H in my wireless nursing bras right now, but I do have an underwire non-nursing bra in a 40F that I can wear. I do go braless at home on a...
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