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Are vaccines safe for my baby?

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Vaccinations are a hot debate topic among parents and health professionals. While vaccines have become commonplace requirements for our children, more and more parents are trending away from vaccinating their infants. While no one can deny the health benefits of being vaccinated against potentially fatal conditions like measles, small pox and hepatitis, there is growing concern that these same vaccines are harming our children.
On the plus side, diseases like smallpox have virtually disappeared since the inception of the vaccine. What was once a deadly and quick spreading catastrophe is now relegated to our history books. Today there are vaccines for chicken pox, mumps, rubella and a number of other nasty conditions. Requiring our children to be vaccinated before or in the early year of attending school has not only contained the spread of these diseases but has wiped some of them out altogether.
However, there is much suspicion and a bit of valuable evidence that suggests these vaccines are responsible for the upsurge of autism in our children. While there is no definitive evidence to prove this theory, there are many reports of children developing autistic symptoms directly after being vaccinated.   Equally, there are reports that claim to show no linkage whatsoever.
The bottom line is that the choice is yours. Either decision can be viewed as risky. For those who do vaccinate, there is always the potential that your child will develop autism. For those who don’t, there are plenty of nasty viruses and bacteria lurking to infect an unprotected child.
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Re: Are vaccines safe for my baby?
Yes, of course, vaccines are very safe for the baby as it gives strength and makes immune system strong of the baby. Breastfeeding is also one form of vaccination as it has many important and much-needed nutrients in it for the baby. Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). There are two types: one that uses inactivated poliovirus and is given by injection (IPV) and other that uses weakened poliovirus and is given by mouth (OPV). The WHO recommends all children be vaccinated against polio. The two vaccines have eliminated polio from most of the world. If we talk about the routine vaccination then, birth dose of OPV usually does not lead to VAPP (vaccine associated paralytic polio).if IPV is unfeasible then 3 doses minimum must be given. But for IPV minimum age is 6 weeks. For IPV 2 doses instead of 3 doses can also be used if primary series started at the 8 weeks and the interval between the doses is kept 8 weeks. No child should leave your facility without immunization, if indicated by the schedule. IPV catch up vaccination schedule is 2 doses at 2 months apart followed by a booster after 6 months of previous date. For more details visit
singhnish2802   |   July 21, 2017 06:38 AM

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