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    Doctors Often Yield to Parents, Delay Vaccines
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    atti_editor posted:
    " Doctors commonly get requests from parents to delay young children's vaccinations -- and despite their better judgment, they often give in, a new U.S. study finds.

    In a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors, researchers found that 93 percent said they handled such requests in a typical month. One-fifth said that at least 10 percent of parents they see want to postpone some vaccinations.


    And while most doctors believe that veering from the recommended vaccine schedule is risky, they often agree to parents' wishes."


    Read the article above for more information.



    Have you ever asked your child's pediatrician to delay vaccines? If so, what was his/her response?

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