Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Video about Vaccines Causing Autism

Just wanted to share this video that Mothering Magazine posted to their website. Interesting pictorial view of the vaccine debate.

I also wanted to share this. Someone said to me the other day that we shouldn't need to worry because they have phased thimerosal out of vaccines anyway. While thimerosal is being phased out it has not been completely removed. To quote the FDA website:

In this regard, all vaccines routinely recommended for children 6 years of age or younger and marketed in the U.S. contain no thimerosal or only trace amounts (1 microgram or less mercury per dose), with the exception of inactivated influenza vaccine, which was first recommended by the Advisory Committee on immunization Practices in 2004 for routine use in children 6 to 23 months of age.

Also, something else to think about is new vaccines being made will not have thimerosal but a lot of states stockpile vaccines, so make sure to ask your Doctor for a mercury free vaccine and if they don't have any ask them to order it for you. Here is a link to a list of vaccines that do still contain thimerosal.

You can also take a look at the ingredients in the vaccines given at this website.

And here is an interesting timeline provided by Mother Jones online.

We need to take our children's health in our own hands. Until they can prove that these vaccinations are definitely safe I will continue to not vaccinate my children.