Making Informed Decisions
Even before reading this article, it is likely that many of you did not have to put much thought into the decision of whether or not to immunize your child(ren). But others of you may still have unanswered questions. If this is the case, be aware that rumors abound when it comes to the world of vaccines. A perfect example is the highly publicized and subsequently disproven theory that the MMR vaccine causes autism, or any of a number of cause-and-effect allegations.
The most important thing you can do for the sake of your child's health in researching addressing vaccine-related concerns is to not only to get your questions answered, but by getting your information from reliable sources such as the National Network for Immunization Information, the American Academy of Pediatrics, or the Vaccine Education Center.