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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By mamakah
I agree!

I agree!
Forum: Vaccinations   03-23-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
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...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-20-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By mamakah
They probably shouldn't be called "well" child...

They probably shouldn't be called "well" child visits anymore.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-20-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By mamakah
No. I don't share. I stay quiet in...

No. I don't share. I stay quiet in conversations, and often try to change the subject to something related but neutral ( "I wonder if the flu shot will be effective next year..."). It's always...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-20-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By mamakah
Me too. I'm in the diagnostic lab, so I'm at...

Me too. I'm in the diagnostic lab, so I'm at peace for the most part.

Out of curiosity, do you share your vaccination views at work/with colleagues?
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-20-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By mamakah
I didn't even know that people questioned...

I didn't even know that people questioned vaccines. When I was pregnant in 2007, my mom suggested I get a flu shot. I asked my midwife if I needed it and she asked me if I get the flu a lot. I...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-15-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By mamakah
People were probably exposed throughout...

People were probably exposed throughout adolescence from younger siblings or cousins, neighbors, etc.
Then again as parents and possibly again as grandparents.

Anyone who worked with children,...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-12-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,044
Posted By mamakah
teacozy is the one who started this thread,...

teacozy is the one who started this thread, complete with lots of smiley faces and memes. @ss843 has pointed out that following the guidelines was voluntary, but we still don't know why JH suddenly...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-12-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,812
Posted By mamakah
Admittedly, I haven't spent much time doing...

Admittedly, I haven't spent much time doing research on the varicella vaccine, but wouldn't he also have the latent varicella virus if he was vaccinated?
Forum: Vaccinations   03-12-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,812
Posted By mamakah
Yes, I remember everyone saying that babies and...

Yes, I remember everyone saying that babies and adults would have a much harder time with chickenpox too.
Forum: Vaccinations   03-12-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,812
Posted By mamakah
There really isn't a lot of information here. He...

There really isn't a lot of information here. He had "blood poisoning" and was put in a medically induced coma, then later died of cardiac arrest. I wish news articles would go more medically in...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-12-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,812
Posted By mamakah
I agree. I understand why prosciencemum posted...

I agree. I understand why prosciencemum posted this here. I think it's relevant to the topic of vaccinations, and she even clarified that death from chickenpox is rare. She also never said anything...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-11-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,377
Posted By mamakah
These people must be a blast to hang out with. ...

These people must be a blast to hang out with. Can you imagine being at a playgroup where other mothers were asking the vaccine status of stranger's children?

"Gee guys, I'd love to come to the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-11-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 556
Posted By mamakah
I found one on their advocacy page that would...

I found one on their advocacy page that would require schools in Oregon to post the number of children with vaccine exemptions in the school. I can't find anything about posting or listing...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-10-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,044
Posted By mamakah
Not really about shedding, but you can't donate...

Not really about shedding, but you can't donate blood if you've been recently vaccinated with a live vaccine.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK138208/
"Live attenuated viral vaccines...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By mamakah
Protection Without a Vaccine

This is interesting. Thoughts?

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/10/health/protection-without-a-vaccine.html?ref=health&_r=0
Forum: Vaccinations   03-10-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,044
Posted By mamakah
teacozy? Do you have an answer to these questions?

teacozy? Do you have an answer to these questions?
Forum: Vaccinations   03-10-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,044
Posted By mamakah
You use a ROTFL emoti, because we're asking for...

You use a ROTFL emoti, because we're asking for data?

The pro vaxxers claim to be the ones who understand science more. What's scientific about changing guidelines without offering data to...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-07-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,562
Posted By mamakah
This just came out this week: Adults over 30...

This just came out this week:
Adults over 30 estimated to only get the flu 2 times per decade, likely because of immunity acquired earlier in life....
Forum: Vaccinations   03-06-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,652
Posted By mamakah
*Cringe* That quote and meme are just flat out...

*Cringe*
That quote and meme are just flat out embarrassing for the pro-vax side. The question, "Are vaccines safe and effective?" is the same as "Do pancakes make you gay?"
Oh man. I'm...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-06-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,562
Posted By mamakah
Thank you for digging that up! It didn't seem...

Thank you for digging that up!
It didn't seem characteristic for him to tell people to "hide in the herd".
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-05-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By mamakah
I'm pretty sure mothering is based out of Santa...

I'm pretty sure mothering is based out of Santa Fe. Surely they'll be involved in some way? It would be worth looking into.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-05-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By mamakah
Wow.

Wow.
Forum: Vaccinations   03-05-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 697
Posted By mamakah
:twothumbs

:twothumbs
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-04-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By mamakah
Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for sharing!
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