The gentlebirth.org website is provided courtesy of
Ronnie Falcao, LM MS, a homebirth midwife in Mountain View, CA
An interactive resource for moms on easy steps they can take to reduce exposure to chemical toxins during pregnancy.
Other excellent resources about avoiding toxins during pregnancy
These are easy to read and understand and are beautifully presented.
Bird Flu Hype - The Avian Flu - What They Aren't Telling You by: Dr. Sherri J. Tenpenny
You can join
the Yahoo! Groups Slowandnovaxmoms group - This list is for
parents and others who are looking at the issue of vaccinations
and the dangers that are becoming more and more apparent.
The very best and concise and compelling source would be the book "Vaccines - are they really safe and effective?"
- Vaccine Risks Awareness Network - links to lots of
articles and other information sources
User-Friendly Vaccination Schedule by Donald W. Miller, Jr.,
MD and An
Update on this Vaccination Schedule
Vaccines: Are They Right For You? - a webinar by Miller and Tenpenny.
Articles by Alan Phillips, J.D., Attorney and Counselor at Law from vaccinerights.com
They Came for the Anti-Vaxxers by Bretigne Shaffer [4/23/15]
- This excellent article from the Ron Paul Institute - I
appreciate the somewhat lighthearted approach to the heavy subject
of mandatory vaccination. The charts showing the decline of
measles BEFORE the introduction of the vaccine is a must-see.
Response Project (PReP) is a volunteer organization founded
by Vaccine Rights Attorney Alan Phillips, J.D. PReP's
primary goal is to reform emergency health laws that allow U.S.
states, during a declared emergency, to mandate vaccines without
exemptions, and to quarantine unvaccinated citizens in government
facilities against their will, among other things.
- AN INTERNATIONAL MOVEMENT OF PARENT-VOLUNTEERS HELPING MORE THAN
10,000 CHILDREN BEGIN BIOMEDICAL TREATMENT. -Our children are
experiencing epidemics of ADD/ADHD, Asperger's, PDD-NOS, and
Autism. We believe these neurological disorders ("NDs") are
environmental illnesses caused by an overload of heavy metals,
live viruses, and bacteria. Proper treatment of our children,
known as "biomedical intervention", is leading to recovery for
Children on the autism disorder spectrum can
Read this inspiring story written by Kathleen Sullivan, a mom who managed the recovery of her two sons.
And, yes, I'm bragging here, but this amazing mom is also my niece and goddaughter. Go, Kath!
And, yes, vaccines are mostly safe, but if your child is one
of the vulnerable ones, the next vaccination could ruin
It's your responsibility to protect your children by educating yourself about this critical issue.
Don't let your pediatrician cow you into docile acceptance of a potentially damaging vaccination schedule.
User-Friendly Vaccination Schedule by Donald W. Miller, Jr.,
MD - Vaccination is a controversial subject, and many parents
worry about subjecting their children to them. Readers of my
article "Mercury on the Mind," about vaccines and dental amalgams,
have asked what vaccines I would recommend their children receive.
This article addresses that question.
Family Who Refuses Vaccines - A Study of Pediatrician
Erin A. Flanagan-Klygis, MD; Lisa Sharp, PhD; Joel E. Frader, MD
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005;159:929-934.
Results Fifty-four percent faced total vaccine refusal during a 12-month period. Pediatricians cited safety concerns as a top reason for parent refusal. Thirty-nine percent said they would dismiss a family for refusing all vaccinations. Twenty-eight percent said they would dismiss a family for refusing select vaccines. Pediatrician dismissers were not significantly different from nondismissers with respect to age, sex, and number of years in practice. Pediatrician dismissers were more likely than nondismissers to view traditional vaccines (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis; inactivated poliovirus; Haemophilus influenzae type b; measles, mumps, and rubella) as "extremely important," but they were no more likely to view newer vaccines (7-valent pneumococcal conjugate, varicella-zoster virus, hepatitis B) as "extremely important."
Conclusions Pediatricians commonly face vaccine refusal
that they perceive to be due to parent safety concerns. In
response, many pediatricians say they would discontinue care for
families refusing some or all vaccines. This willingness to
dismiss refusing families is inconsistent with an apparent
ambivalence about newer, yet recommended, vaccines. The practice
of family dismissal needs further study to examine its actual
impact on vaccination rates, access to care, and doctor-patient
My Conclusions are that this is a helpful guide to the
"essential" vaccinations if you want an easy guide to selective
"Instead of mercury, the new vaccination contains aluminium and
formaldehyde, both known neurological toxins, held by some experts
as equally responsible for autism. Just thought you’d like to
Vaccination Bureaucracy By Michael Belkin - his
Congressional testimony about his daughter's death and the power
behind the extreme vaccination schedules should give every parent
A User-Friendly Vaccination Schedule - an excellent article about selective vaccination.
Mercola's Favorite Vaccine Links Page
to Vaccinate - The American Academy of Pediatrics has
materials designed to help pediatricians badger parents into
accepting treatments for their children that can harm them.
Parents who choose slow or no vax for their kids may benefit from
reading what their doctors are reading.
talk to your doctor about following an Alternative Vaccine
Schedule from Dr. Bob Sears
WAVE - World Association for
Vaccine Education - novaccine.com
Rescue is a parent-founded, parent-funded, and parent-led
organization. Our mission is to share the truth with parents about
the cause of their child’s developmental disabilities so they can
focus on treatment.
Why You May Not Want to Vaccinate - Making An Informed Choice - this is a comprehensive site, with lots of links.
This site offers 3
Different Classes Online related to Vaccines, Vaccine Dangers
& the Reality and Treatment of diseases with vaccines
associated with them
Second Opinion by Stephen C. Marini, M.S., Ph.D., D.C.
Multiple Causes of Autism Spectrum
Disorders by Mark Sircus Ac., OMD of the The International Medical Veritas
Hepatitis B Immunity in Low Risk Children Receiving Hepatitis B
Vaccinations from Birth [07/20/2004]
In this low-risk cohort, antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen disappeared by 5 years of age in most children who were vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine from birth.
Critical Look at Vaccination by Dr Patrick Quanten MD
Genetic Link Between Autism, Vaccines - A preservative once
common in inoculations affected only one strain of lab mice,
possibly explaining the mixed results of past studies. [Los
Angeles Times, June 9, 2004]
National Vaccine Information
Center - www.909shot.com
The Most Dangerous Vaccines - The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program—run by the US Department of Health and Human Services—has released to The Memory Hole some statistics not available on the program's website.
These breakdowns show which vaccines have led to the most claims for injury and death from 01 Oct 1998 (the start of the program) to 10 Nov 2003.
Keep in mind that this doesn't represent all health problems caused by vaccines; these are only the cases in which the aggrieved parties filed claims with the government's vaccine program.
Update: For the government's database on adverse reactions to vaccines, head to http: from 1990 through the end of 2003.
Technical note: These sheets were supplied by the Dept of Health
& Human Services in response to FOIA request HRSA 04-064,
filed by Russ Kick.
- from Dr. Lewis
Mehl Madrona, author of Coyote Medicine - In this very
comprehensive and extensive section on vaccines (feel free to jump
to the "Quick Index" for the entire scope of this material) we
hope to continually update you in a balanced manner regarding the
many new studies and controversies regarding vaccinations and the
possible risks involved, especially concerning developmental
delays and neurometabolic disorders in children.
State Exemptions - RECOMMENDATIONS VS. LAWS: It is important for you to know the legal requirements of the vaccination laws in your state and to understand the difference between a legal requirement and a recommendation. While vaccine policymakers in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that the MMR shot be given to all children, your state may legally require only measles and rubella vaccines. In this case, you have the legal option to vaccinate with only measles and rubella vaccines and not with mumps vaccine.
School Immunization Card and Exemption Statement
- this site has a particularly interesting web page, GRAPHICAL
EVIDENCE SHOWS VACCINES DIDN'T SAVE US
Disease from Health Sentinel
PROPHYLAXIS IN HOMOEOPATHY - THE ORIGIN OF HOMOEO-PROPHYLAXIS, i.e. using homeopathy instead of vaccination
Vaccination, the Immune System and Homeopathy - The homeopathic alternative to vaccination
Vaccination Detox (Homeopathic) - Vaccination Detox is a homeopathic remedy designed to relieve symptoms that are caused by minor vaccination side-effects.
Here's a novel approach to the vaccination dilemma:
Vaccinate, but also give your child a homeopathic remedy designed
to support the child's system through the vaccination process and
recovery time: Liddell
Some book recommendations:
Vaccination: The Issue of Our Times. Edited by Peggy O'Mara The most comprehensive collection ever published challenging the conventional viewpoint on vaccination.
How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor by Robert S. Mendelsohn, M.D.
The Vaccine Guide, Making an Informed Choice by Randall Neustaedter, OMD
Vaccinations, Social Violence and Criminality: Medical Assault on the American Brain by Harris Coulter, Ph.D.
Questions All Parents Should Ask by Tedd Koren, D.C.
Why You May
Not Want to Vaccinate - Making An Informed Choice
Yorkers for Vaccination Information and Choice
Great summary of vaccination issues with a small section on "How Can Informed Parents Decide?" from Michel Odent, MD, based on studies from the Primal Health Research Centre databank. You can also search their database for "vaccination".
a Primal Health Research perspective
VOTES TO OPPOSE VACCINE MANDATES
on possible link between autism and vaccinations
I'm being driven out says second expert to link autism and jabs by Daniel Foggo [2/10/05]
The child psychologist Lisa
Blakemore-Brown believes that her outspokenness has made her
enemies in the pharmaceutical business and in the Government. A
former government adviser who has controversially linked infant
vaccines to autism in children claims she is the victim of a
disciplinary action "witch-hunt".
Disable the Immune System? by Randall Neustaedter, O.M.D.
an Informed Choice! - This page has a lot more links at the
Vaccination Home Page
for Vaccine Safety - Educate before you Vaccinate!
Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
An Abridged Version of a Good Analysis of
the Immunization Issues
Vaccine Skepticism: Adverse Effects and
10:15 PM ET 11/01/99
Some Babies More Prone To Measles
CHICAGO(AP) Infants whose mothers were vaccinated against measles inherit few natural antibodies and are far more likely to catch the virus than infants of older, unvaccinated mothers, according to a study released Monday.
The study confirms what public health officials anticipated when the vaccine was licensed in 1963, that the population would lose natural immunity to measles.
Researchers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that unvaccinated infants of mothers born after 1963 were 7.5 times as likely to catch measles as unvaccinated infants of mothers born before 1963.
Findings appear in the November issue of Pediatrics, and researchers said they underscore the importance of getting babies vaccinated by 12 months of age.
Measles kills a million people worldwide each year, and public health officials want even better than the 90 percent U.S. immunization rate.
Measles once was a rite of passage in U.S. childhood _ at its peak in 1941, it infected 894,134 Americans and killed 2,279. Last year, only 100 cases were reported.
Having had measles leaves much higher levels of disease-fighting
antibodies in the blood than being vaccinated. Before the vaccine,
infants acquired significant antibodies from their mothers at
birth, which protected them until the antibodies were depleted.
The logic in the above claims escapes me. We know that very early vaccination of newborns causes problems. We know that unvaccinated newborns are more susceptible if their mothers were vaccinated. The conclusion I draw is that having vaccinated their mothers made them more susceptible, and that the vaccination program does not protect the most vulnerable segment of the population - newborns.
I will be more impressed with the research when the responsible
scientists actually start paying attention to the factors that
matter. For example, what levels of immunity are conferred
whether they are breastfed vs. bottle fed, and whether their
mothers were vaccinated or unvaccinated. It sounds to me as
if the best way to protect newborns is for them to be breastfed
and for their mothers not to have been vaccinated. I wish
they'd base their claims on science instead of the "vaccination
Doctors Supporting Vaccine Choice from The Vaccine Machine
a Vaccine Friendly Doctor Near You from askdrsears.com
list of Doctors reported to accept patients who do not
vaccinate from vaclib.org
of Vaccine Friendly Doctors State By State from
Below are a couple resources that helped us develop an alternative vax schedule. We are no vax, but when we talk with family and friends, we say "alternative schedule" which seems to make the conversation productive. I also refer them to the sources below.
1) Book: The Vaccine Guide, by Randall Neustaedter. For me,
Neustaedter's book has really been my BEST recourse on the
subject. He also gives lectures regularly so you can catch him in
person and ask specific questions. He wrote the book as a
tool for parents to be educated BEFORE staring vaccinations. He
suggests that learning is best (as does my pediatrician) and his
approach made it easier for me to decide. Basically he poses
questions to consider for each vaccine:
a) consider the risk of the disease
b) consider the risk of the vaccine
c) consider the risk of getting the actual disease
I liked his approach the best, because I could and decide for myself about each vaccine by considering these three questions. The format of the book is easy to follow and the summary for each vaccine helped me keep organized. After reading his book it was clear to me that education (about each vaccine) was really the ONLY way to decide on the schedule and spacing. His Web site is cure-guide.com
2) A great article by Dr. Miller MD, offers an alternative
schedule (at the bottom of the article):
http: his article also explains the dangers of vaccination on a babies immune system.
3) Another article from the Slow Vax group:
It is by a mom who thoroughly researched the issue when trying to decide whether or not she should vaccinate her child.
4) And the following is an online video (approx 90 min) featuring
internationally known scientists and physicians with statistics
and references on the vaccine issue: video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8610554679207090010
I would also agree that I'd recommend reading Dr. Sears' book, but I would NOT recommend the suggested schedule. After weighing the risks (vaccine, disease, chances of getting disease) I found that I disagreed with DR. Sears' recommended list.
I hope this helps.
How to support your innate immune system:
A) Avoidance of exposure to immuno-depleting chemicals (such as pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, questionable food additives, etc)...she specifically cited a study on the harm of the natural additive carrageenan as well as pesticides
B) Adequate levels of nutrients with immunologic function
(Vitamins A, C, D)...specifically fermented cod liver oil for A
and D from greenpastures.org
C) Healthy gut flora (avoidance of unnecessary dosing with antibiotics)
D) Glutathione-boosting diet and avoidance of glutathione-depleting drugs...she specifically mentioned avoiding the drug tylenol...glutathione boosting foods are raw protein found in raw milk, raw egg whites, non-denatured whey powder, and raw garlic
E) Low-sugar diet
Also, following the suggestions of westinaprice.org for a whole foods diet.
There have been several posts recently about building a strong
immune system in kids. You may want to view these
videos about infant supplements, children's supplements, and
By M. Wright of Perelandra - Preparation for receiving
vaccinations, Within the first 10 minutes after receiving a
vaccination, Post-vaccination support, Using the Perelandra
process should you decide against vaccination
Said to be from toomanytoosoon.org:
If you have to vaccinate, give the following:
Vitamin A (cod liver oil) 1 tbsp for three days before and on the day of the shot.
Vitamin C 100 mg twice daily for infants and 300mg twice daily for toddlers for three days before and on the day of the shot.
(A followup message said: "I'm sure they meant vitamin C 1,000 mg and 3,000 mg.")
Sodium ascorbate is the best kind, and it can be mixed with
breastmilk or formula.
I would check with a healthcare provider before doing this.
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