Recently challenged with playing a pregnant woman on–screen for Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, actress Amanda Peet has been enjoying the real life role of motherhood with daughter Frances, better known as Frankie. As many new moms ponder the possible side effects of vaccinations, Amanda did her own research and decided regularly scheduled vaccinations were just what the doctor ordered.
When asked about the controversial subject, the Manhattan raised thespian told Cookie that upon her pregnancy discovery, she called her brother–in–law, who happens to be a pediatrician, every five minutes to inquire about vaccinations and their benefits. After much investigating, Amanda decided to keep Frankie on a regular shot schedule. She said:
I buy 99 percent organic food for Frankie, and I don't like to give her medicine or put sunscreen on her. . . But now that I've done my research, vaccines do not concern me.
Like many parents keeping with the regular vaccination schedule, Frankie's mom is concerned about the non–vaccinated children surrounding her. The blunt mother said:
Frankly, I feel that parents who don't vaccinate their children are parasites.
Being open and honest about her thoughts probably won't win her brownie points or fans, but it seems to me that this mother of one is doing what she thinks is best for her sweet daughter. One thing's for sure, this isn't the last you'll hear from Amanda on the subject. She will soon be making appearances in public service announcements for Every Child by Two, a pro-vaccine organization.