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#1 soontobegran

Posted 16 April 2012 - 10:24 PM


#2 Goggie

Posted 16 April 2012 - 10:33 PM

Tears flowing down my face at the moment. What a beautiful little girl.

#3 YoursMineAndOurs

Posted 16 April 2012 - 10:49 PM

I read it on FB and felt so sad.

#4 soontobegran

Posted 16 April 2012 - 10:54 PM

QUOTE (DH+Me+2 @ 16/04/2012, 10:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I read it on FB and felt so sad.

Same...a friend sent me the link sad.gif

#5 Froger

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:02 PM

Heartbreaking. Poor baby, poor mum.

#6 michelle120773

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:02 PM

OMG Heartbreaking cry1.gif

#7 jaismum

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:05 PM

I cry everytime I see this. Devastating  sad.gif

#8 Flutter Bug

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:09 PM

So, so heartbreaking. Such a darling little baby girl. Chelsey is a very brave and strong young mummy sharing her story like this.

#9 B-B-M

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:12 PM

oh my, how heartbreaking! sad.gif

#10 wfhm

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:19 PM

So sad sad.gif

I cried reading the article, but I'm glad this brave young Mum has shared her story...

#11 cretaceous

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:26 PM

Thank you for sharing her story. The tears are also flowing here. I so hope that this changes the mind of even just one person who is anti vaccination.

#12 trishalishous

Posted 16 April 2012 - 11:31 PM

So sad!!!

#13 CallMeProtart

Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:31 AM


#14 Therese

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:41 AM

Stories like that are heartbreaking  sad.gif sad.gif

#15 Dionysus

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:47 AM


#16 BreezaH

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:49 AM

Devastating sad.gif

#17 EsmeLennox

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:50 AM

What a brave young woman. I hope this goes some distance to making people realise how dangerous these preventable diseases are.

#18 EssentialBludger

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:50 AM

So sad. cry1.gif

#19 follies

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:53 AM

I sent a similar story to someone who is anti vaccination when they were trying to convince me not to vaccinate. It did not change their mind.

Unfortunately there are many people on the internet that are using vaccinations as something to blame for their child's unrelated impairment, they are hurting others in more catastrophic ways due to their behaviour.

#20 PixieVee

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:55 AM

OMG, how horrible sad.gif

#21 What'sNext??

Posted 17 April 2012 - 10:59 AM

I cannot fathom the strength and courage a mother needs to survive a child's death- so sad & heartbreaking.

My heart goes out to this beautiful young girl.

#22 EBeditor

Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:30 AM

Thanks STBG. I have republished the story (with permission) to spread the word further.


#23 RebelWithoutAClaws

Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:46 AM

That is so sad sad.gif

I know that people are concerned about allowed children to visit newborns, but it does show it can be anyone! Not only that, but I will definitely make sure that I am vaccinated!

#24 OLEM

Posted 18 April 2012 - 12:05 PM

Such a heartbreaking story.

I am so grateful that my parents, grandparents and sister took my DH and I so seriously when we said anyone who wasn't vaccinated would not visit our girls before 8 weeks.  They all went and got the Whooping Cough vaccine.  Everyone else did not get to visit.

#25 HollyOllyOxenfree

Posted 18 April 2012 - 12:29 PM

oh man, there are tears in my eyes cry1.gif

I hope this story sways people who don't vaccinate, and convinces adults who are going to be around little ones to get their booster. Those to young to be vaccinated don't stand a chance on their own, so we all have to make sure we're up to date to try and protect them

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