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The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child
The Vaccine Book Making the Right Decision for Your Child
Author: Robert Sears
With the spate of publicity surrounding the possible health risks posed by childhood immunization, parents are no longer simply following doctor's orders and automatically having their children vaccinated. Instead, they are asking questions. The problem is the search for answers only leads parents to conflicting, one-sided information: docto...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316017503
ISBN-10: 0316017507
Publication Date: 10/22/2007
Pages: 304
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4.3 stars, based on 28 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Audio CD
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This book provides a balanced look at research, pros and potential risks of vaccinations. Details provided about each vaccine (side effects, ingredients, etc) and then traditional and alternative vaccine schedules are discussed. I found this to be a thoughtful, easy to understand guide, that allowed me to discuss vaccines with our pediatrician.
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With an easy to follow structure and complete information of each vaccine, this book allows you to know more and make an informed decision. I like that it explains each ingredient and risks of each.
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I love this book. It's a fantastic "middle of the road" approach to vaccination. Dr. Sears (the son of the more famous Dr. Sears) gives you all the information - about the diseases the vaccines are meant to prevent, the benefits of each vaccine, the possible risks, why some people may chose not to get it, even ingredients - shares his personal opinion on it, and leaves the decision up to you. It's rare that we as parents are treated as if we're intelligent enough to make a decision on our own!! He includes a very clear "alternative vaccination schedule", which many parents are more comfortable with than the traditional vaccine schedule in our country - one that ends up giving your child 30-something shots by the time they're 5. He also includes tips for reducing your child's risk of side effects, etc. Overall, this book is a fantastic tool that allows parents to make their own truly informed decisions about a very important (and controversial) topic.


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