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How Well Do You Know Your Vaccinations?

Vaccinations are a hot topic for parents these days. Many people, including Dr. David Tayloe credit the childhood vaccine program with being the "most effective public heath program in the history of mankind."

When I go to my daughter's check–ups, I like to know what shots she's due for and what they are supposed to be preventing. Sometimes, it requires a lil reading before the appointment.

Do you know your vaccinations?

How Well Do You Know Your Vaccinations?

Vaccinations cause your immune system to create __________ to fight diseased organisms.

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nv27 nv27 8 years
3/4. I had the last one right and then I changed my answer. Go figure.
kikidawn kikidawn 9 years
Well, I got them all right, don't have kids. When I do I am not sure I want to vaccinate. I am thinking of possibly doing a spread out (modified) time line. I am not sure yet, but I am going to research it out before I have kids.
anniekim anniekim 9 years
cakes7873--Dr.Bob Sears has an adapted vaccine schedule available on the website or The vaccine book designRchic is talking about goes into greater detail.
CollegeGirl CollegeGirl 9 years
TallTJ TallTJ 9 years
Absolutely, and what about the LIE that is, "if your kids aren't vaccinated they can't enroll in school!" I HATE that lie with every fiber of my being. -T-
LiLRuck44 LiLRuck44 9 years
Right there with you lickety. I hate how they present all their information as undeniable truths. And they use fear as their weapon.
Annika2494003 Annika2494003 9 years
I just ordered "The Sanctity of Human Blood, Vaccination is not Immunization”, by Tim O'Shea with hopes of learning enough about vaccines before my lil guy comes in June. I am planning on vaccinating our baby but I wanted to space out the vaccines so his body can learn how to adjust slowly. If anyone knows of a suggested timeline of when you should vaccinate your kiddo if you're worried about the effects of vaccinations, I'd love to see it posted!
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
Lickety, Have you ever seen the difference between the vaccination schedule of the 80's vs. today? It's pretty astonishing! I find myself asking lots of questions, hence ordering the boo.
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
we don't vaccinate anymore and my youngest has had whooping cough twice. it was just a cold with an occasional cough, she was seen by her pediatrician both times and nothing was prescribed either time. no one else in the house got it. i hate the way the medical community presents these illnesses as if the most horrible thing that could happen to your child is what will happen if you don't vaccinate. we are extra cautious about vaccinating at our house because of the reaction to vaccines with our 2 older children. i'm not saying our way is for everyone, but reality isn't the straight forward "vaccinate or death!" that is put out there by the medical community.
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
4/4! Funny thing this is brought up today because I just received my copy of "The Vaccine Book" by Robert Sears. I'm really looking forward learning more about vaccines.
anniekim anniekim 9 years
4/4! My pediatrician's office offers information sheets on vaccines the visit before the shots will be given. It's good to read up ahead of time and make an informed decision.
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