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Friday, October 17, 2014

Mom Question: Whooping Cough Vaccine During Pregnancy – Is it Really Necessary?

I received this wonderful question from a mom the other day, so I wanted to share it with you! I am currently 33 weeks pregnant with my third child. My other kids are 4 and almost 3. My 4 year old goes to preschool 3 times a week in the mornings. My OB/GYN office highly [...]

Mom Question: Whooping Cough Vaccine During Pregnancy – Is it Really Necessary?2019-02-19T21:32:32-07:00
Friday, October 3, 2014

What Enterovirus D68 and Polio Have In Common Now

Infectious diseases have been breaking news for the past month. Between the discussion of Enterovirus D68 and Ebola now being diagnosed in the US, these diseases have become table talk across the country. Everyday, I have been answering families’ questions about these diseases. It’s rightfully on many parents minds, and it should be on yours [...]

What Enterovirus D68 and Polio Have In Common Now2019-02-19T21:32:33-07:00
Thursday, July 17, 2014

My Journey Leaving the Anti-Vaccination Movement

As a pediatric nurse practitioner, I have given thousands of vaccines to children. But most people don't know something very important about me. I have a history with vaccinations that I have kept quiet for a long time. I was a part of the anti-vaccination movement. I am the first born of four children to [...]

My Journey Leaving the Anti-Vaccination Movement2019-02-19T21:32:33-07:00