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Right On Time

With my first child, I chose to delay and selectively vaccinate. I considered myself reasonably well-informed, and saw this as a way to mitigate perceived…

Ep. 35: What do you do with a vaccine hesitant parent?

When the good folks at WithinReach in Washington state invited us to come talk at their immunization summit, we were more than thrilled. Recording a…

Starting Ideas About Vaccines!

We love that our members are active podcast listeners, too. The purpose of the Vax Talk podcast is to start conversations that engage regular (read…

Birth of the Vaccine Mom

With the birth of my daughter came the mom’s group—a place where first-time mothers can go in sweatpants, baby in tow, and not feel guilty…

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…

How My Four-Year-Old Became Pro-Vaccine

It was 1998, and the chickenpox vaccine was just coming out. At that time–the chickenpox vaccine became available in 1995—my daughter was four and completely…

Why I Keep Posting

Or: Confessions of a Broken Record I post about two things on social media - science fiction and vaccines. The first, because I love it. …

Facts and Talk: My Response to Vaccine Fears

In 2009, I turned in my pipettes and decided to pursue a career outside of the laboratory. I was living in Boulder, Colorado, and had…

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