September 2016

Monthly Archives

  • Being the Odd Mom Out in a Low Vax Community

    As my child turns two this year, I’m looking back at some of the earlier memories I have of motherhood. During pregnancy, I recall one of my good friends asking me in secret, “Are you planning on vaccinating your child?” “Yes, of course,” I replied. She said she did as well, and I remember thinking […]

  • How Effective Are Childhood Vaccines?

    Modern vaccines are very effective. But nothing is 100% effective. As people know, children can – sadly – be harmed in a car accident even if they are in a car seat. But a car seat is a worthwhile protection because it dramatically reduces the chances a child will be harmed or die. The same […]