Many Parents Don't Vaccinate Due To Incorrect Information.
According to WomensHealth.gov too many parents aren't vaccinating their kiddos due to incorrect information. According to a 2008 survey, almost...
According to WomensHealth.gov too many parents aren't vaccinating their kiddos due to incorrect information. According to a 2008 survey, almost one-third of U.S. parents surveyed delayed vaccines for their very young children and 12% refused to have their children immunized, possibly making them more vulnerable to illness. There are reasons you may not want to vaccinate BUT you should do your homework first. While many anti-vaccine activists feel that vaccines may have side effects studies involving large groups of children have failed to match up with that opinion. Although, like with any medical procedure vaccines do have real risks which is why deep research, not hearsay is how you should base your opinion to vaccinate or not. The survey showed...
- 31% of parents with children aged 24 to 35 months reported delaying vaccine doses on purpose in 2008.
- 44% of the parents who didn't vaccinate their children on schedule said their child was ill so they felt the vaccine might be dangerious.
- 27% thought too many shots were recommended.
- 26% questioned whether vaccines were effective.
- 25% were concerned about autism.
- 24% said they feared side effects or thought vaccines weren't entirely safe.