Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Chicken Pox Parties in Eagle Mtn

Video Courtesy of KSL.com

"Leslie Rasmussen from Eagle Mountain says she's had friends who've had these types of chickenpox play dates. She vaccinated her three oldest children, but not her youngest daughter. Rasmussen, like many parents fear adverse reactions to immunizations, because of the multiple ingredients that make up these vaccines, which could include human cells. Where those cells come from is controversial.

I had a problem with that. It just didn't sit right with me, didn't feel right," said Rasmussen. "So when I was considering chickenpox or that, chickenpox didn't seem very scary to me at all."

Rasmussen started her research after her daughter had a bad reaction to immunizations.

"She had a fever, was crying and was just miserable. It was nothing serious. Not enough to take her to a doctor, but enough to question," Rasmussen remembers.

Now Rasmussen says she's not opposed to all vaccines, but is definitely more cautious and weighs the pros and cons for each vaccine."- KSL.com


Curtis said...

This sounds suspiciously like a South Park episode -

Actually it was!

Anonymous said...

Both my children had the vaccine and they both go chicken pox when they went through the schools. In fact my one child's class only the kids with the vaccine got sick. There are life altering/disabling illnesses that should be vaccinated against. Chicken pox isn't one them, and the vaccine isn't that effective.