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January 11th, 2011, 06:27 AM
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Ok, we are on a selective/delayed vaxing plan here. I'm super lucky to have a doctor who is totally willing to work with me on it so that's great. My son just turned one, so I know the MMR is on the schedule but I want to delay it. What mainly concerns me is that my son is very underweight (just at 17 lbs). I'm thinking we'll delay the MMR at least until 15 months at the earliest. I'd like him to be at least 20 lbs before he gets it and I don't want him to get it along with any other shots. Right now, he's caught up with Polio, Hib, DTaP and PCV. We broke them up and spaced them out so that he never got more than 2 shots at once. We opted out of the Hep B and Rotavirus shots altogether. We'll probably do Hep B much later, at school time is what I'm thinking.

Does anyone have any thoughts? I'm trying to decide what he should get at his next visit. I think the possibilities are: Hib, PCV, MMR, Varicella and Hep A, since we don't get the Hep B and I think he's already had 3 IPV shots. Like I said, I want to delay MMR for sure. I'm thinking, what if I did Hib and PCV at 12 months, Varicella and Hep A at 15 months and then MMR at 18 months. That still has him missing the 4th DTaP but I figure we can catch up on that at 2 years. I've had my vaccine for it and I'm bf, so I would think it would be OK. Obviously, I will talk to my doctor about it but I wanted to hear your thoughts too. Any information that you know of that I could read would be great too.
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January 11th, 2011, 08:56 AM
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Welcome to CNTV. I'm glad you know what you want as far as what and when on vaccinations. I dont really have any advice for what you should get but wanted to welcome you.

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We aren't to give a baby milk, berries, or peanut butter. We are to introduce new foods one at a time. But it's OK to inject several viruses, bacteria, aluminum, formaldehyde, phenoxyethanol, animal serum, mercury, squalene and more into an 8 week old? I don't think so.
In order to be healthy it is an unfortunate fact that people must be allowed the opportunity to be ill. I trust my body and those of my children to work correctly against the relatively benign diseases they vax for, and do not trust the ingredients in the vaccinations.
Our choice to not vax isn't based in ignorance, poverty, conspiracy theory and rumor. It's research, common sense, fact and evidence based..something the medical community has largely forgot about.
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