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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    No. I will be doing the same.
    I know that FIL is really afraid of needles, and H tried to reason me out of it but no way. I will tell them at 8 months that I want everyone up to date with vaccines before holding the baby, or they are not to come near him/her until he/she has had his/her vaccines.
    Oh my FIL infuriates me. When we had our first son 2 years ago he kept putting it off. Then he'd say "oh but i had the flu shot isn't that good enough"
    He didn't end up getting it til AFTER our son was born (and I'm still not convinced he actually got it). I was so angry but so timid i never said anything.
    This time I'm very outspoken with the in laws. FIL has not spoken to us in a year which suits me just fine, now just wish MIL would ping off. She acts like my babies are hers. She ignores me all the time. Being a smoker she doesn't cover up or put her hair up unless asked EVERY SINGLE TIME. This time I'm telling her t&c beforehand once and once only

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    Oh and baby will be home for the first 6 weeks except for dr appts. Maybe one or two outings but that will depend on if i have to have a repeat csection. With our first son we rarely went out due to horrid recovery from csection.
    Hubby will be taking ds1 to daycare, i will have to after 4 weeks but it's family daycare and i know they are all vaccinated and the parents are really good about not sending their kids in sick. Still won't be exposing bub to the kids until after the 6 week needles.
    I am considerably more concerned about wc this time because of the huge rise in cases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meandmyboys82 View Post
    Oh my FIL infuriates me. When we had our first son 2 years ago he kept putting it off. Then he'd say "oh but i had the flu shot isn't that good enough"
    He didn't end up getting it til AFTER our son was born (and I'm still not convinced he actually got it). I was so angry but so timid i never said anything.
    This time I'm very outspoken with the in laws. FIL has not spoken to us in a year which suits me just fine, now just wish MIL would ping off. She acts like my babies are hers. She ignores me all the time. Being a smoker she doesn't cover up or put her hair up unless asked EVERY SINGLE TIME. This time I'm telling her t&c beforehand once and once only
    Yeah, FIL will refuse or lie. He's not a bad man just terrified of needles. I get it but my baby comes first. I'm not going to force him to get them but if he doesn't he can't hold the baby, that's it. I will not be swayed on it.
    H thinks I'm being unreasonable so I have spent the last 4 days sending him links of the damage it can do.
    I'm getting my wc vax at 28 weeks, H will get it then too. The kids' mum will likely agree that they will get theirs too (they got it as newborns but haven't had it done again- she was planning to do it next year anyway). My aunt and her husband, got theirs last year when a friend requested it.
    So it's just MIL (I would be surprised if she wasn't up to date actually), FIL, BIL, BIL's wife, and BIL's daughter.

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    It worries me that there is a shortage of the whooping cough vaccine! Unavailable from the supplier. Some people have been waiting a few months for it at the pharmacy I work. With all the hype about the importance it is frustrating for it not to be available.

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