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#1 mr89906

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:16 AM


Edited by mr89906, 07 June 2013 - 08:10 PM.

#2 noonehere

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:20 AM

Getting it done far outweighs ANY possible reactions.
Your playing with your childs well being!

#3 mr89906

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:43 AM


Edited by mr89906, 07 June 2013 - 08:10 PM.

#4 Feraldadathome

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:47 AM

QUOTE (mr89906 @ 12/04/2012, 11:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks! I only have my childs best interests at heart obviously! It is hard when your GP recommends you not to get her done ( not sure why but probable boarderline aspergers signs maybe)...

Interesting recommendation, given that there are no credible scientific links between vaccination and autism. I'd try and move to a GP who respected scientific research.

As to the French example, I understand that the measles vaccine was given to those starting childcare at a young age, and then MMR was also given later as per their schedule. Thing appear to have changed, probably as a result of their worrying recent measles outbreaks (includnig the deaths of at least two unvaccinated children.

#5 Guest_holy_j_*

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:48 AM

A doctor recommended you didn't get the vaccines down because your DD might have aspergers? Nothing else? You might want to be getting a 2nd opinion on that!

#6 mr89906

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:49 AM


Edited by mr89906, 07 June 2013 - 08:11 PM.

#7 caesie'n'linc

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:50 AM

QUOTE (mr89906 @ 12/04/2012, 12:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks! I only have my childs best interests at heart obviously! It is hard when your GP recommends you not to get her done ( not sure why but probable boarderline aspergers signs maybe)...

Your Dr recommends NOT getting it done but didn't tell you why?  I'd be asking for reasons and also probably getting another opinion if the possible aspergers is the only reason.

#8 Guest_holy_j_*

Posted 12 April 2012 - 01:18 PM

Why did you not ask the doctor at the appointment? The doctor says don't get the vaccines done, and you don't ask her why??


#9 mr89906

Posted 12 April 2012 - 01:45 PM


Edited by mr89906, 07 June 2013 - 08:12 PM.

#10 noonehere

Posted 12 April 2012 - 01:56 PM

I would be finding a better doctor...
Good to know your getting your child vaxed :-)

#11 Guest_holy_j_*

Posted 12 April 2012 - 01:56 PM

okay. So you went to the doctor, said you didn't want the vaccine, and she said okay then, and you want to question her reasoning?  blink.gif

And you don't want vaccines except for if you believe that there is a immunisable disease that may affect your daughter within your community, then you want them and just that one?

Did you want some information on why vaccines do not cause autism and why it's a fantastic idea to get your child immunised? Because you sound like you are very confused here.

#12 mr89906

Posted 12 April 2012 - 02:19 PM


Edited by mr89906, 07 June 2013 - 08:13 PM.

#13 Marchioness Flea

Posted 12 April 2012 - 02:30 PM

Why on earth would a GP just say no to a vaccine without any explanation???
I don't understand and I don't understand why you accepted that without asking more.

#14 Apageintime

Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:17 PM

I'd be getting another opinion there.

Everytime I see my GP he asks if my pap smears and immunisations are up to date! I just thought that was a question that all GPs ask as a matter of course - I thought it was the 'would you like fries with that' of the GP world!

#15 Imaginary friend

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:47 PM

I was a new patient of hers, due to have the MMR! I mentioned getting the MMR and she said no i wouldnt do it, she didnt know what my opinion was at that stage...

Am assuming you actually mean your child was due to get the vaccine, not yourself ?

Am astounded that any reputable GP would advise a new patient not to have the MMR vaccine when it was due - ie at 12 months and again at 4 years.

With no reason given at all  blink.gif

Edited by 4kidlets, 19 April 2012 - 09:54 PM.

#16 ubermum

Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:57 AM

I think APRHA should be informed about the type of information they are giving. That could be deadly advice. If it were me, I would be making a notification here:


ETA- I didn't realise this was an old thread. However, if you ever think that a GP is giving potentially dangerous advice or have another concern about them, please make a report.

Edited by ubermum, 09 January 2013 - 08:59 AM.

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