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Immunisation your honest opinion?????

jo-jojo-jo
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
I am getting Sam's immunisation done this week and was telling a friend how Vic never cried when he had his first needle.
She went absolutly mad at me and told me my children would be mentally and emotionally scared for life from this process Sad ??????
She gave me her reasons for not immunising her children and i listened and respected her choices but she still could not comprehend why i was still going ahead and getting them done (she spent a hour trying to talk me out of it).
Has anyone not immunised there children and for what reason im just curious to see what other people think i dont care either way if someones children/child is or isnt immunised i just dont believe that they will be "scared for life". Shrug


LucyLucy
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
i immunise and my kids are very rarely ill. Thats why measles is back with avengance because people dont vaccinate.

If you are a vaxing mum go ahead and use your instincts, its up to her if she doesnt vax but her kids will get ill im sure

SeaThreePeeOSeaThreePeeO
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
We all had vaccinations as babies and children. Do you remember any of it? Are you scared for life because your mother took you to a nurse who stuck a needle in you? No.

I have vaccinated both of my children except for the MMR, not because of any supposed links to autism, but because it is a live vaccine. Which basically means that the mumps, rubella and measles viruses have just been weakened, but never the less are still live.

When I was a child in the 70's/80's there was no MMR so I have never been vaccinated for it.

angelsmomangelsmom
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
i had both kids vaccinated and caseys had her MMR, hayden will get his MMR when the time comes. mam said i was given MMR twice coz they forgot id had it already and im ok.

ive really thaught about giving hayden MMR tho as lee had a bad reaction to it, but he was fine and was nothing serious.

for MMR ive heard you can get them seperatly but you have to pay for it privatly and is expensive.

WkdblueWkdblue
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
I've only got two words for anyone that doesn't have their child immunised and they are selfish b*st**d.

I wouldn't hesitate to seek legal advice if my child caught something from someone so stupid that they think a 2 second jab with a needle will scar a child for life, never mind putting others health at risk.

Immunisation should be made compulsory rather than letting stupid people like that decide.

George has had all his jabs and isn't scarred for life, neither are his father not myself.

daisy33daisy33
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
Its your call, but think the injections are a must!!!!!

THere was alot of uncertainty years about the mmr, but now its been prooved its best to have it.

Pretty certain a child can not remember an injection

x

RichieRichie
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
Personally I hated getting my DD through the door, as much as she never knew what was going on I don't particularly like needles myself (although I have tattoo's) so seeing the needle embedded in my little girl was bad enough but I know that they wouldn't do it if it wasn't needed so I bit my tongue and saw her through it. The last 1 was the worst, she screamed the building down!!!

These should be made compulsory as Wkdblue said as they are proven to help kids and I have never heard of a kid to have "mental scars" due to a jab!

ElementaryElementary
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
They are not pleasant but they are a 2 minute (well were for my DD) suffering - imagine the horrors of seeing your child ill when you may have been able to prevent it Confused

GTTkelGTTkel
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
My two have had all the jabs done and weren't bothered atall, perhaps a couple of crocodile tears the first time but that's it. Your friend shouldn't be telling you what decisions to make, it's personal choice and you can atleast agree to dis-agree!

kristagkristag
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
Jas had all her jabs including MMR and isn't scarred by it. I also had jabs at school and have never really thought about it again until this was mentioned. I'm certainly not mentally scarred (maybe some friends would disagree Embarassed ).

I think it's the sensible thing to do. I would hate to see my child with measles, etc.

jo-jojo-jo
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
I totaly agree guys 99% of people i know are immunised and so are there children.I didnt think twice about immunising my children and i dont feel bad about it.As a few of you said we all had it done and i dont think any of us are "scared for life". Vic also is rearly ill and i have never had chicken pox,mumps etc i would rather see my child uncomfortable for a few seconds rather than very ill for a few weeks!
My friends chidren are always coming down with one thing or another they even came over with chicken pox while i was pregnant (i didnt know they had them)and neither Vic or i caught them.Im not knocking people that dont immunise there children its there choice but i didnt like being attacked for my choices either.
Thanks for your replies.xxx

sugarsugar Moderator
posted 1 decade 3 months ago

Wkdblue said:
I've only got two words for anyone that doesn't have their child immunised and they are selfish b*st**d.

I wouldn't hesitate to seek legal advice if my child caught something from someone so stupid that they think a 2 second jab with a needle will scar a child for life, never mind putting others health at risk.

Immunisation should be made compulsory rather than letting stupid people like that decide.

George has had all his jabs and isn't scarred for life, neither are his father not myself.


i totally agree!

LucyLucy
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
i usedto bribe my kids with toys, Tom used to like Pokemon marbles so that was a great bribe.

Gemma screamed bloody murder but at the end of the day it was a little tickle with a needle and she has no memory of it.

I think people who molly coddle their kids like are setting themselves up for problems later.

Kids get worse pain when they scrape their knees, how are you gonna stop that, keep them indoors for the rest of their lives.



Quote:
She went absolutly mad at me and told me my children would be mentally and emotionally scared for life from this process ??????


silly woman wants her head testing

staceybstaceyb
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
- My blog
all my kids were immunised and my mum went mad because i went ahead with the MMR even when there was that scare. id rather take that 'tiny' risk then contracting one of this awful diseases

they have stopped doing the tuberculosis (sp) immunisations when a child is 12/13 because - and i quote - 'of the significant drop in TB cases' well duh!!! thats because of the blooming vaccination Rolling Eyes

hapydazyhapydazy Moderator
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
Here, kids are not allowed to start school without certain immunizations.... the only one I would have passed on was chicken pox because she got them any way, all others, I'm glad she had and would do again if the impossible were to happen and I had another child.

With that said, I'm not totally convinced that my nephew Chad didn't have something go wrong with a series of immunizations... up until about age 2, he was seemingly a very normal and smart little boy, since then, and about that age he had a series of shots (don't remember which) and since he has had several things diagnosed wrong with him but none they can say for sure Sad

Even so I think that if they can save a kid's life too and the chances are low that something can happen because of the shots then they should be given....

AlexAlex Moderator
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
The immunisations are there for a reason- to protect your child from the harm that something like measles can do to your child.

Joseph has had all his jabs including his MMR and he also gets his flu jab yearly aswell.

candgsmumcandgsmum
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
I got both mine immunised. Charlotte has had her pre-school boosters and george has recently had his MMR.

I must admit it does concern me what exactly is being pumped into them, but the pros have always outweighed the cons. I would never forgive myself if they contracted a disease that I could have helped to prevent, by giving them an injection.

glowingsunglowingsun
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
I 've heard this issue once in Canada Parents magazine. That mom shouldn't of come down on you like that. I believe she has a unrational phobia of needles. I really do. And she probab;y heard somewhere that vaccinations ahve a more sinister purpose. Crazy
I vaccinated Candra, I was vaccinated myself and i have monthly blood test every month. I am petrified of needles myself. But children are one of the strongest living things I know. I know Canrdra is not traumatized by the doctor or the dentist (where she had 8 fillings). We need those vaccines today more than ever. They strengthen your immune system and keep you from getting the most deadly home developed diseases. Why risk not getting them? There are children getting meningitis and dying. My daughter had the measels once before she got that vaccination. So obviously those illness are still around.

bunnigirlbunnigirl
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
all my children have had everything that the doctors have sent them for and nothing has ever done harm to any of them and if i had another they would be the same

xxx

jo-jojo-jo
posted 1 decade 3 months ago
My friend is into natural remidies which is ok as i dont like taking medication also.She honestly believes that all her issues in life (Mental health related)are caused by her being immunised????I dont agree and i think she is a bit over the top in stating that.She is also having problems finding a school that will take her eldest child (due to not being immunised)and is now screaming discrimination and threatening to sue???
I am still quite annoyed at her so i think i will just avoid her calls for a while seeming she thinks im a bad evil mother Twisted Evil LOL.

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