Polio shot...

Since polio is pretty much a 1 in a few 1000 chance anymore is t really worth the fever pain an three hours of screaming to give our kids that vaccine?

5sarah New Bern, North Carolina
    take no chance since you never know the 1in a few could be yours which is the last thing any mom could let happen to their little angel
      8Theresa Gould
      My dad contracted polio in the early 1950's just before they came out with the vaccination. He lived with a life long limp. Wore a brace most of his life, towards the end of his life he didn't wear his brace due to it being too expensive to get fitted or replaced and was no longer covered under medical. it is because of my grandmother's dedication to following the regimen the doctor prescribed for my dad in exercises that my dad even walked.

      That being said only our three oldest were vaccinated for polio. There is always a chance of an outbreak as there are with any disease. The thing is they want to blame it on the unvaccinated when some studies have found the outbreaks have actually occurred in the vaccinated population. I'm just very skeptical. I know vaccinations were probably founded with good reason but today's medical world, power and money make me not want to support or believe all they promote. I just wish the industry was run with integrity and honor...

      Each of us has to make our own educated choices. Just make sure you do your research before you make any decisions.
        We only gave Elise a few shots not all of them. Some seem unnecessary like the polio. we said no. We have been doing a lot of research on vaccines and we did not like all the possible side effects and the dangers of the vaccines for some illness that are just 1 in a 1000, but that is just us. Every time we vaccinate Elise she screams and cries for days after the vaccination and I don't find it normal. Many of the required vaccines are absolutely unnecessary. Hepatitis B which is given hours after birth is transmitted primarily by sexual contact or dirty needles. Why in the world would newborns of healthy moms need such a vaccine?
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        Born: Westfield, New York
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        I am 21 and have one child of my own plus my step kids.