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Forum: Vaccinations   11-05-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,732
Posted By devilish
Please back your claim with proof. Only...

Please back your claim with proof.

Only peer reviewed studies need apply.

Oh wait, I'm sorry, this isn't about vaccines. Or autism. Or anything else you might claim.

This is about you,...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-05-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,732
Posted By devilish
So Japan stopped using the MMR in 1993, only 4...

So Japan stopped using the MMR in 1993, only 4 years after it was introduced.

The autism rates continue to climb.

http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/booth/vaccines/nommr.html
Forum: Vaccinations   11-05-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,323
Posted By devilish
Pro vaxxers do not claim that vaccines are 100%...

Pro vaxxers do not claim that vaccines are 100% risk free.

What we do say is that the risks of the vaccine are far less than the disease it's meant to prevent.

Sarcasm derails the debate and...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By devilish
That's a 0.00003% chance your child might have...

That's a 0.00003% chance your child might have dravet.

Okay.

The risk, for me, is too little for me to even consider when I evaluate the benefit/risk ratio of vaccines.
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By devilish
In a child who has Dravet, you will see normal...

In a child who has Dravet, you will see normal development in them until sometime between their first and second birthday. Then their mental development slows down and plateaus.

Fevers can...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By devilish
Dravet is a genetic disorder. Vaccines cannot...

Dravet is a genetic disorder. Vaccines cannot change your genetic code. So, no, vaccines aren't causing dravet syndrome.

But once the syndrome has been detected and diagnosed, I would consider it...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By devilish
Dravet is a genetic disorder where seizures can...

Dravet is a genetic disorder where seizures can be triggers by fevers. It was always going to happen. Not getting vaccines doesn't prevent the child from getting a fever, triggering the syndrome.
...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,730
Posted By devilish
Just because there's a potential for failure...

Just because there's a potential for failure doesn't mean I shouldn't try.

Everything can fail.
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,730
Posted By devilish
I don't compare the hazards of vaccine to nothing...

I don't compare the hazards of vaccine to nothing happening at all ever. Vaccines are preventative médecine, so I compare the risks of the vaccine to the disease it prevents. And then I prevent it.
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By devilish
Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that...

Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that is a form of epilepsy. You see normal development in a child until sometime between one and two years where it then kind of plateaus. Fever (a normal,...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-04-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,730
Posted By devilish
As a pro vaxxer, the bottom line would be if the...

As a pro vaxxer, the bottom line would be if the risks of the vaccine were greater (read: more hazardous for one's health) then the disease(s) it prevented.

As a side note, my family doesn't get...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-13-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,155
Posted By devilish
Jelly bean is 7 weeks and 4 days. Heart rate is...

Jelly bean is 7 weeks and 4 days. Heart rate is 157 beats per minute and fine. Everything is on track. I think I can relax a little.

Congrats to Rosehip and Megamama!!
Forum: Infertility   09-29-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,836
Posted By devilish
Well, tinytina, You can put me September...

Well, tinytina, You can put me September graduates? I've got an ultrasound appointment in two weeks. We will confirm the viability of the pregnancy then (hear the heartbeat). Because this happened so...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-29-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,155
Posted By devilish
Cramps can be good. I`ve got my fingers crossed...

Cramps can be good. I`ve got my fingers crossed for you! Especially so you don`t have to dole out another 900$ for vials cause that`s seriously expensive.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-29-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,155
Posted By devilish
Wow, I didn't know it was so expensive. I shudder...

Wow, I didn't know it was so expensive. I shudder to think how expensive it can be for gay men to have children outside of adoption. Do you use OPKs? I think that's what really helped our timing in...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-27-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,299
Posted By devilish
I was where you were in from November until...

I was where you were in from November until January. My DH is super supportive and when I told him how I was feeling and what I wanted to do about it, he said whatever you think will make you happy....
Forum: May 2016 Due Date Club   09-27-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,714
Posted By devilish
The girls are 13, 11, 8, 5 and 2. The 13 and 11...

The girls are 13, 11, 8, 5 and 2. The 13 and 11 year olds are quite tall, too.
Forum: May 2016 Due Date Club   09-26-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,714
Posted By devilish
May I suggest the Mazda 5? A friend of mine has...

May I suggest the Mazda 5? A friend of mine has one and we can fit all of our current children (for a total of 5) in it, and us, too. Not so much after May, though.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-24-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,155
Posted By devilish
Thanks Oceanspray. I still don't quite believe...

Thanks Oceanspray. I still don't quite believe it. It was way too easy. I'm just waiting for that other shoe to drop. The fact that I'm crying at basically every sentimental commercial I see helps...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-23-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By devilish
I've been on synthroid since shortly after giving...

I've been on synthroid since shortly after giving birth to my first baby. I now have two children and pregnant with my third. It is considered a Class A drug according to FDA.
...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-22-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,924
Posted By devilish
DD1 took 6 months of trying before we got her...

DD1 took 6 months of trying before we got her naturally. I was 29.

DD2 took 15 months, a referral to the local fertility clinic, 2 doctors, several uncomfortable tests and 2 rounds of Clomid to...
Forum: May 2016 Due Date Club   09-22-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,714
Posted By devilish
I don't think my 2 year old is capable of...

I don't think my 2 year old is capable of understanding that I'm pregnant. We'll probably revisit that in 6 months or so. She is just two. As in she will be 2 on Saturday.

The 5 year old is super...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-22-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,924
Posted By devilish
Are you due in May, too? I almost know...

Are you due in May, too?

I almost know exactly how you feel.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-19-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,924
Posted By devilish
The forums have gotten very very very very quiet....

The forums have gotten very very very very quiet.

I think people are out hunting wabbits.
Forum: May 2016 Due Date Club   09-16-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,714
Posted By devilish
Hello, I am devilish. This is my third pregnancy...

Hello, I am devilish. This is my third pregnancy which I still can't get over happened so quickly. Due May 28th (although I'll probably go in early June.)
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