Many doctors i have come across are quite open about NOT vaccinating, especially at birth.
Drs aren't giving permission or approving of not vaxxing. They are simply signing off that the parent has been informed of the risks. Currently in Aust parents are allowed to not vaccinate. Signing the form doesn't equal support.
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I totally support vaccinations but I am concerned about people freedom of choice. I can't help but feel this is a little stunt by Abbot to gain some street cred with voters.
^^ just chiming in with the medical profession signing off on no vaxing; you would not believe the amount of nurses, midwives and obs at my local hospital who looked after my antenatal care during my third pregnancy who said "two children on the spectrum? There's no way in hell i'd be vaxxing this baby" "you dont have to vaxx, dont let anyone pressure you" "you're already dealing with so much, could you really deal with another special needs child?" "If it was me, i wouldnt vax this one"
At least 7 people said these things to me.
I told my GP this and he said if i was worried, he would support my decision either way as he had seen some questionable results from vaxxs.
However; id prefer a daughter with autism (which she does have ha!) than a daughter who died from a decision i made.
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