Are Vaccines Safe for My Child?

Making decisions about your child’s health can be scary and confusing. It seems like everywhere you go, you see and hear conflicting information about what is best for your children. Perhaps nowhere is this truer than in regard to the topic of vaccines. Many parents aren’t sure if vaccines really are safe for their children. Luckily, vaccine safety has been a topic of extensive research by many scientists who have published thousands of papers working to dismantle myths surrounding vaccination. Let’s take a look at some of the most common questions people have: Q: Do I really need to vaccinate my child if the diseases he/she is being vaccinated against are not common in our community or country? A: Yes. Diseases that were once common are now rare, in large part…
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