'Your Child's Shots Could Mean Life or Death for Mine': 10 Real Stories About Why Vaccines Matter

There are few parenting debates more contentious than the issue of vaccinations. With more families than ever opting out the standard vaccination schedule, and the resurgence of outbreaks of illnesses like measles, many fear that we are approaching a public health crisis. 

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While some argue that vaccination is a personal decision, there are others who have deeply personal reasons for worrying about the reduction of "herd immunity" that comes when vaccination rates drop. 

Vaccines are a modern miracle and if you are on the fence about what is right for your family and your community, please read on for compelling reasons why the anti-vax movement needs to end. 

 

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