Are we under educated or are we overeducated?
Do we line up our kids to be injected with diseases that we don't really understand?
Or are we protecting them from some hideous illnesses that can change the sequence of someone's life?
I have always considered myself to have a love of both Modern and Complementary Therapies BUT on this issue the answer is just down right foggy!!
If it wasn't for medical intervention I would not have my children, Finn would not be alive and if he did survive he curtainly would not be walking. If it wasn't for complementary therapies, I would not have my healthy state of mind, body and soul. Our family would not be maintaining such a good level of health and we would battle far more with the "everyday" flus and buggs.
MMR...is the problem...its the big bugger that scares the crappers out of me.
I walk in the disability world, I have spoken to Mums and Dads of Autistic Kids.....Do they think there is a connection?....some do...some don't. Some choose not to vaccinate any additional siblings...just in case! THEN yesterday I spoke to a woman who has a sibling that is severely disabled because he was NOT vaccinated.....The only thing I do know, is that this answer is NOT black or white....there are so many variables that are involved in making this decision, so many unknowns..............
Heres what I know....I DO NOT want another disabled child....one is enough BUT
I have been in a special care nursery, I have seen children being worked on, for what seamed like hours to keep them alive, I have spoken the words "Do what ever you need to do to keep my child alive....I don't mind....JUST DO IT"
I have this form to sign if we DO NOT wish for Asha to have the MMR (Finn has had his as it was given long before the "Autism" debate). The decision to sign this paper will be a personal one between David and I and I will keep that private, but I think its ok to say that as parents, with all this information that is presented to us......the answer is still very UNCLEAR!
Note : I understand this maybe a post that causes some passionate responses....which is fine...I have no problems with that...BUT when leaving comments please remember your manners. If I find a comment totally offensive to either side of the debate I will delete it without hesitation. thanks Leonie x