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If you don't vaccinate your child due to fears of autism, read this:
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roxanne156 posted:
If you don't vaccinate your child due to fears of autism, read this:

http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2011/01/05/autism-vaccine.html

I don'' post a lot on here anymore but I do know this comes up a lot in discussions.
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Ellasmommy811 responded:
I just feel bad for all of the children and generations to come that are victims of non-vaxing parents. I know that most of the childhood diseases that caused life-long problems and/or death aren't really seen much anymore, but that is because of the vaccines. If people keep not vaccinating their children then the risk of getting said childhood diseases will rise again. With so many choosing not to vacinate already I am concerned with taking my child out in public for fear that she will catch something from another person/child that didn't get their vaccines being that she isn't old enough for some of the vaccines yet. I know some of these parents believe that they have their childs best interest in mind, but how are you going to feel if your child catches the measles and passes away, or spreads it to another child who isn't old enough for the vaccine yet? How would you feel if you are the one responsible for giving a helpless child a disease that they will never recover from? What about the people's children who do have reactions to the vaccinations if the other children get the vaccinations it makes it a lot less likely that a child who cannot have the vaccine won't catch said disease. I see a lot of children suffering when it doesn't have to happen. This is a topic that always strikes a nerve. I guess because I care about the health of all children not just my own. Yes her health and safety come first, but why should I ignore other childrens' health. If you see a child going to run in front of a car do you not try to stop the child even if it is not your child? I guarantee you that most of the parents that have lost children would have prevented it if they could have.


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