In 42 years of watching and learning how the medical world spins, it has become apparent that the best advice comes from the doctors who earn the least. As a parent, there is so much conflicting data about how to appropriately protect our children from illnesses that many parents have stopped vaccinating their children altogether. They are going against the advice of the pediatrician (one that is willing to vaccinate their very own child) because of fear of what might be in the vaccines.
I am certainly not a doctor, but the evidence overwhelmingly supports vaccinating your children, and the data already suggests that serious diseases are making a comeback because people are choosing not to vaccinate. Whooping cough is becoming a threat again and this one is scary since it is already killing close to 200,000 people per year. The problem with whooping cough is that you have to have a booster for it so even if you vaccinated your kids and yourself, you will need to get the shot again. You may think you are vaccinated against it and then get exposed to it by an unvaccinated ill child. You could still get the disease, which might kill you, and was 100% avoidable. Read more