‘My mum didn’t vaccinate me – this is what happened next’
"It started when I accidentally stood on a nail. Some time afterwards my jaw and shoulder started to seize up and paramedics rushed me to the closest hospital in an ambulance.
It was a teaching hospital in Brisbane and I remember vividly that the doctor left the room saying quietly, "Oh my God!"...
Maybe this is a good place to ask this question because I keep forgetting to bring it up when I see a doctor: I get shingles every few years, very mild and not really a huge deal, but shingles can give people chicken pox. Anyone know if the vaccine works if you already had/have shingles? I worry about making a vulnerable person sick, that's all.
Tetanus, something that could have been prevented by a simple injection, you are so fortunate to have survived it, as a nurse I saw a number of cases of Tetanus in children that parents could have prevented them from getting by immunisations, some, very sadly, did NOT survive it.
Those people that have shingles outbreaks should go by the playgrounds when they have an outbreak, if the munchkins are vaccinated no problem, if not better to get chicken pox when you are young. Think of it as a public service. (Just joking, I would not encourage this type of behavior even if it is just desserts)
I don't think I'll ever understand how people cannot hold their parents
responsible for garbage like this.
If they believe bullshit, they need to be called out on it.
Especially if you love them.
Ignore their histrionics, and give it to them straight.
Stand up to them. They put their children in unnecessary danger.
They deserve to be put on the spot.