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samsmother Tue 20-Sep-11 21:35:34

Experiences please :-). Am booked in to get MMR jab tomorrow for 12mo but am so worried about whether it's ok. I know there is no proven link between it and autism but can't help worrying. Of course I want him to be kept healthy but I've read so much bad stuff...

BedHog Tue 20-Sep-11 21:39:43

There's a vaccinations topic on mumsnet with loads of discussions on the pros and cons of the MMR, they should help you.

I can sympathise - I lost half a stone in weight worrying about it before DS had his MMR jab.

samsmother Tue 20-Sep-11 21:59:12

Thanks BedHog, how do I find it?

Loopymumsy Wed 21-Sep-11 06:18:13

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jenniec79 Wed 21-Sep-11 06:29:29

There's a lot of measles on the continent right now, and lots of people have been over for holidays recently - the protection has to be a good thing imo.

Wakefield has been discredited for his views on vaccinations, and can't even work in the UK anymore. Don't credit his misinformation.

DS'll be fine.

Octaviapink Wed 21-Sep-11 10:29:31

DS will be fine - There Is No Link Between The MMR Jab And Autism.

Weissbier Wed 21-Sep-11 12:29:46

There's no link. The doctor who said there was had made his data up!!!

DD got a rash and brief fever about a week after and was off-colour for a few days, but this is normal. All fine now. Fever went up to 39.2 though so have some paracetamol handy to bring it down if you need to.

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