+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 18 of 18
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    8,821
    Thanks
    7,291
    Thanked
    9,742
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default 12 month vaccinations

    Please do some research into homeopathy before choosing this as a suitable therapy for your child OP- there is no scientific evidence to support its use as anything more than a placebo. Homeopathic remedies do not contain any active ingredients and there has been reported deaths of people relying on homeopathy as a treatment for a medical condition- not to say homeopathy kills directly, but people have died after rejecting conventional treatment in favour of homeopathic remedies. There is a website here that gives numerous cases http://whatstheharm.net/homeopathy.html

    Also it's worth mentioning that homeopathics have been called into question in several countries as well as here. This article gives a good overview of why. http://theconversation.edu.au/the-le...ts-tracks-6557

    If you do decide to use homeopathics I urge you to do so in conjunction with your GP or paed as a complimentary therapy, not a sole therapy.

    Hope the little one is better soon

  2. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Atropos For This Useful Post:

    atomicmama  (14-01-2013),jezikas  (31-03-2014),Nicki77  (14-01-2013)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    8,821
    Thanks
    7,291
    Thanked
    9,742
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default 12 month vaccinations

    Just had another thought, if you prefer a natural remedy, it may be worth asking your naturopath about olive leaf extract. It's proven to have many benefits as an antioxidant that fights free radicals, this may help with the coughing. I was pretty skeptical until I read up on it, my cousin swore by it and when I was staying with her my DSS developed a bad night cough, it didn't eradicate his cough overnight or anything but it did seem to lessen the coughing bouts and allow him to sleep. I'm not sure if its suitable for a 1 year old though, so better to ask a professional.

  4. #13
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    6,342
    Thanks
    5,783
    Thanked
    4,718
    Reviews
    20
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Re: 12 month vaccinations

    Quote Originally Posted by shhhsleeping View Post
    I didn't even think you could give cough medicine till 2?!

    I'd just use the vaporizer and baby Vicks on chest, back and feet with socks on.
    Nature's Way has one that is suitable from 6 months, under doctor's advice. There are probably others too.

    OP, I would be taking your daughter back to the gp and demand testing for whooping cough. As atropos said, wc is a sundown cough and it will last for months if untreated, causing long term effects to her health.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to atomicmama For This Useful Post:

    Atropos  (14-01-2013)

  6. #14
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    103
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    11
    Reviews
    0

    Default 12 month vaccinations

    Thanks for the great advice, it has really helped

  7. #15
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    6,342
    Thanks
    5,783
    Thanked
    4,718
    Reviews
    20
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Re: 12 month vaccinations

    Quote Originally Posted by Violet belle View Post
    Thanks for the great advice, it has really helped
    Have you found out the cause?

  8. #16
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    8,821
    Thanks
    7,291
    Thanked
    9,742
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default 12 month vaccinations

    Quote Originally Posted by Violet belle View Post
    Thanks for the great advice, it has really helped
    Let us know how your LO is going

  9. #17
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    103
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    11
    Reviews
    0

    Default 12 month vaccinations

    She seems much better at the moment. Hardly waking with the cough. Maybe only coughing once or twice when sleeping now, but nothing serious.
    I stopped giving her cough medicine and really limited her dairy and soy intake and some of the other mucus producing foods.
    That seems to really have helped.
    The doctor ruled out whooping cough and said it would prob still be the vaccine that had causes it.

  10. #18
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    8,821
    Thanks
    7,291
    Thanked
    9,742
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default 12 month vaccinations

    Quote Originally Posted by Violet belle View Post
    She seems much better at the moment. Hardly waking with the cough. Maybe only coughing once or twice when sleeping now, but nothing serious.
    I stopped giving her cough medicine and really limited her dairy and soy intake and some of the other mucus producing foods.
    That seems to really have helped.
    The doctor ruled out whooping cough and said it would prob still be the vaccine that had causes it.
    Glad she's better. Still think that is a huge call for a GP to make re the vax causing a month long cough.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to Atropos For This Useful Post:

    atomicmama  (17-01-2013)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Vaccinations
    By ready baby 3 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 110
    Last Post: 19-12-2012, 15:19
  2. MMR vaccinations and TCC
    By Kelsie in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 08-12-2012, 12:07
  3. Best time to do 4 month vaccinations
    By cnic in forum Immunisation & Vaccines
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 31-08-2012, 11:32

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Life FertilityLife Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Do you think this is rude?Issues with Family Members
Do people suck...?General Chat
IVF Babies due Sep/Oct/Nov 2017 #2pregnancy and babies through IVF
Yep I cavedStep-parents / Blended families
Preparing for a NICU babyPregnancy & Birth General Chat
❤Joyous June/July TTC!❤Conception & Fertility General Chat
Come chat, Ladies who are 40+ TTC or ExpectingConception & Fertility General Chat
Advice re 2 year old settling in big bedGeneral Sleeping & Settling Chat
Boob painConception & Fertility General Chat
When get dating scan?First Trimester Chat
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›