Should parents be required to vaccinate their children? This topic is important because there was a measle problem in Santa Ana, California. The only way to not get the measles was to vaccinate their children. Some people didn't want to vaccinate their children because they think the vaccinate is bad for them and also they may be over protective. I agree that children should get vaccinated because they could be safe and the parents wont be worried about their kids.
After several hours of Julia vaccinating her child, he developed Autism. the child had lost his language, social skills, control over his body and got rapidly sick for 3 years. After this experience, Julia stopped her other children from getting vaccinated. However, Julia is not against vaccination, as she stated that “ I’m not out to band vaccines, I believe in the concept of a eradicating infectious diseases. But right now one size fits all for everybody is not working”(The doctors,2008).
This misconception that vaccines are harmful is yet another major problem that misleads parents into thinking that they should never vaccinate their child. This misconception should not be taken lightly. On December 27, 2000, the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that unvaccinated children were 22.2 times more likely to acquire measles and 5.9 times more likely to acquire pertussis (also known as whooping cough) than vaccinated children (Feikin et al. 3145). In a different article titled, Vaccine Verity, author Damaris Christensen says: If parents' fears over vaccine safety rise, public health officials worry that immunization rates will drop.
When her mother was giving birth to the baby, he was born dead, she then needed to do a hysterectomy, she could not have more babies. Chanhassen then wanted to travel to find herself. When Sal 's mother got to Idaho, she died in the tragic bus accident, Sal started to blame herself "I didn 't want to blame her. She was my mother, and she was part of me." (Creech, page 109) .
Paulette required constant visits to the pediatrician, expensive medications and therapy sessions. Their girl couldn’t formulate full sentences and could only pronounce words such as “mom”, “dad”, “water” and “food”; and although she was able to attend school as other kids her age, she still required special attention. As they pleaded on national television, an entire country sympathised with the heartbroken parents of the 4 year old; not realizing that they would become the prime suspects in the murder of Paulette Gebara
Nannie’s oldest daughter, Melvina, has her first child named Robert. Two years later she has a healthy baby girl that soon after birth died of unexplained reasons. Melvina claims that while she was in and out during the delivery due to the medication and has some memory of her mother put a hat pin into the head of the infant. Although there was no proof of
Lena like Milly was alone in the world, both of their husbands were out of the picture and would have to give birth to their child alone. Again Mrs. Hines would play a role in the birth of the child. As she helped birthed Lena’s child Mrs. Hines began to have flashbacks and imagined helping Milly give birth. Once the baby is born Mrs. Hines believes that it is her grandchild and goes into a state of denial and wants to take the child with her. Faulkner states “She did not even see, to be aware that the door has opened, that the was anyone or anything in the room save herself and whatever it was the she had spoken to with that wailing cry in a tongue unknown to man.” (Faulkner, 399).
When Annabel Beam was five years old, her parents became concerned when she threw up constantly. Upon taking their daughter to the hospital, they discovered that Annabel has two rare conditions: pseudo-obstruction motility disorder and antral hypomotility disorder. These intestinal conditions resulted in Annabel’s intestine muscles failing to contract, which ultimately caused the muscles to believe that there was a blockage in her intestines. For the first years of her diagnosis, Annabel and her family prayed and hoped for a miracle. However, Annabel’s conditions continued to worsen.
And yet, each would wither in my arms the very night of their birth. I have spoke nothin', but my heart has clamored intimations. And now, this year, my Ruth, my only—,” So Mrs. Putnam understands grief but the people around her started saying things like since god wont bless goody Putnam with a good amount of children she is going to hell. This is completely wrong in today’s world but back in those times it was reason to them. That time it was a regular thing.
Interviewee: Yeah. Interviewer: So, how did she go about that? Interviewee: Since she works at the hospital and she knows a lot of moms. She didn’t support it because people don’t eat healthy enough or eat right. She feels like if the baby has formula, they will have everything and all the nutrients that it needs, instead of trying to breast feed and you're not eating three times per day or you are not eating right.
Childhood diseases were not perceived as a threat but as part of the natural way to reinforce the body. Parents understood immunization as an artificial intrusion into the natural development of the immune system. Other parents believe they should be able to make health care decisions for their child on their own terms. They view it as a loss of freedom to not dictate what is injected into their children’s bodies. While these parents
After the second fever, she went deaf and wouldn’t talk for years and when she did start talking, no one understood her. Doris Jean’s parents were frightened with the news of Doris Jean being deaf. Doris Jean’s father left it up to her mother to really take care of Doris Jean. Her mother worked hard to know about Doris Jean’s condition and would read books about Helen Keller. When Doris Jean was six her parents took her to a school for the deaf and left her there.
Vaccinations have been promoted since 1781, vaccinations are injected for Americans to maintain a healthy life and not become ill due to disease caused from measles, mumps, polio and several other diseases. However, there are those that do not agree with getting their children vaccinated due to religious beliefs and there are some people believe vaccinations can cause birth defects. Although, those are their beliefs; however there are those that enter our nation without being vaccinated and it is ultimately putting our children at risk for contracting various diseases, for example the Disneyland measles outbreak of 2014. The United States have been promoting vaccines since 1781, when Cotton Mather, a Puritan minister, encouraged smallpox vaccination. In 1796 an English physician and scientist named Edward Jenner created the first smallpox vaccine he called it the cowpox vaccination he then used it on an eight-year-old boy.
A girl that would grow up to be a social worker, set the bar for saving children from abusive homes, and have an orphanage named in her honor. The girl had been seven when Marlen took her, and named Lucy Donovan at that point. Her father had beat her and her mother into near death condition multiple times then refused to let them go to a hospital and drank himself into dept
Most of these cases could be prevented by the MMR vaccination. The proper vaccinations may have prevented many cases that year. After that year the amount of cases of mumps lowered the increase again. Like in 2008 when a number of was about 400 but in 2009 and 2010 the amount of cases jumped to about 2,000 cases . This is another situation where the right vaccinations could have stopped this outbreak or could have prevented the various amounts cases.