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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 245
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Would he be interested in learning a foreign...

Would he be interested in learning a foreign language? Or a few?
He can start with the alphabets, or characters
Forum: Multicultural Families   11-15-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By MamaMunchkin
In our case, I was the one bothered - not left...

In our case, I was the one bothered - not left out, just annoyed. It started when my oldest was around 3-4 yrs old with all these adorable mistakes with grammar or just very cute ways to say things....
Forum: Vaccinations   09-17-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,692
Posted By MamaMunchkin
One should be comparing: (cost of vaxes + cost...

One should be comparing:
(cost of vaxes + cost of side effects of vaxes)
vs
(cost of no vax, ie disease complications)

You are missing the 2nd variable in first line, ie. cost of side effects...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By MamaMunchkin
And, this is on chickenpox from NHS (UK) ...

And, this is on chickenpox from NHS (UK)
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/chickenpox-vaccine-questions-answers.aspx#routineschedule

[quote] ...
Why isn't the chickenpox...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Anyway, apropos the original question. On...

Anyway, apropos the original question.

On chickenpox - from WHO, from 2003. If there's anything more recent, pls do share.
http://archives.who.int/vaccines/en/varicella.shtml#justification
...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By MamaMunchkin
I wish Samantha Bee (The Daily Show) had picked...

I wish Samantha Bee (The Daily Show) had picked some Quebec-Vermont border crossing - cross it or stand with one foot on each side and talk about the so-called consensus in vaxes. That would've been...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,894
Posted By MamaMunchkin
From CDC - Pertussis FAQs ...

From CDC - Pertussis FAQs
http://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/about/faqs.html#immunity

See the last question, bottom of page

Q: Doesn't herd immunity protect most people?

...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,894
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Except what's best might be different for...

Except what's best might be different for everyone.
Forum: Vaccinations   06-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,300
Posted By MamaMunchkin
With Gardasil, what really got to me was the fact...

With Gardasil, what really got to me was the fact that the US news outlet touted the more-than-expected benefits of Gardasil within the same week that the govt of Japan stopped recommending it. And...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,300
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Let's start with something simpler - is coffee...

Let's start with something simpler - is coffee good or bad for you?

Is it a yes right now, or is it a no? Anyone keeps track which one is which when?

What about eggs?

These are the same...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,627
Posted By MamaMunchkin
tadamsmar So, what's the answer to Turquesa's...

tadamsmar
So, what's the answer to Turquesa's question?

A question about Hep B vax - cannot - be answered with something about polio vax.
Forum: Vaccinations   06-12-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,894
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Why not instill that same compassion to children...

Why not instill that same compassion to children who are completely healthy and no longer shortly after vaxes?

Why not instill that same compassion for the parents of those children?

Why not...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-08-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,468
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Scientific truths are - not - established by...

Scientific truths are - not - established by voting.
Forum: Vaccinations   06-08-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,468
Posted By MamaMunchkin
There's another way to make things better ... ...

There's another way to make things better ...

Hold the vax manufacturers liable for the safety of their products - just like any other consumer products, medical or otherwise.
Forum: Vaccinations   06-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,468
Posted By MamaMunchkin
We can do better by - not - making the lives of...

We can do better by - not - making the lives of those who choose - not - to vax difficult.

By - not - limiting their children's choices of schooling, calling them names, disparaging them,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Apropos credibility - once you (general you) pass...

Apropos credibility - once you (general you) pass the stupid-uneducated-antiscience bar, it looks like they go for your being unqualified. Because it's not your field of expertise, you have no...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-07-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By MamaMunchkin
The term anti-science seems to be a code word for...

The term anti-science seems to be a code word for stupid and-or uneducated - hence no credibility.

Without credibility, it doesn't matter what one says. It's a way to nip an opposing view in...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,224
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Dental amalgam. It's safe in your mouth but...

Dental amalgam.

It's safe in your mouth but requires special handling once taken out.
Forum: Vaccinations   06-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,468
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Ouch! And I'm pro rights.

Ouch!
And I'm pro rights.
Forum: Vaccinations   12-17-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,921
Posted By MamaMunchkin
http://www.polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitoring...

http://www.polioeradication.org/Dataandmonitoring/Poliothisweek.aspx
Forum: Vaccinations   12-14-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 11,382
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by naimah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394278/why-are-we-so-worried-about-vax-vs-non-vax#post_17525314)...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-31-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 566
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ParadigmShift http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 566
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Baseline estimates of diarrhea-associated...

Baseline estimates of diarrhea-associated mortality among United States children before rotavirus vaccine introduction.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21691244
 
From the above - under...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-28-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,468
Posted By MamaMunchkin
So, if a doctor doesn't provide VIS ... and a...

So, if a doctor doesn't provide VIS ... and a vaxed kid gets some adverse side effect ... is the doctor liable?  Should they be?
Forum: Vaccinations   08-28-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By MamaMunchkin
Our pedi asked me to sign one - I refused.    ...

Our pedi asked me to sign one - I refused. 
 
I've declined other treatments before and never had to sign anything.
 
Don't they make a note on their records anyway whether a patient/parent...
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