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    If a new child hasn't had any of the typical childhood vaccinations (parents going down natural/homeopathic route), is there anything that I need to do or have in place/be aware of etc?

    I have seen several posts on this in the past on FB, but I never paid much attention as I hadn't come across it before, until now.

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    ooooo, EEEEK ...

    I'm sorry, i don't know.


    I am very pro-vaccine, as there are some things that just can't be cured/prevented by homeopathy or natural remedies. ( and i am all for natural remedies when possible ) I would struggle to take on a child who has not had the usual 'baby' vaccines, as it is only with lots of people being vaccinated that some illnesses have become 'rare' ... ie measles. A lot of people think measles is just a minor illness, but it can be devastating and life threatening.

    I do know of a child who relies on 'herd immunity' to protect them, as they are highly allergic to what is used IN vaccines to deliver the vaccine.

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    That’s a tricky one.

    Other than making a note on the child’s information form, I’m not sure what else you would do. I know some nurseries have a vaccination policy so maybe google it and see what comes up.

    Personally, I think I’d also read up on the signs of the illnesses and make sure I knew what to look out for. I would guess it’s still rare for a non-vaccinated child to be exposed to any of the illnesses, but I’d still want to brush up on signs and symptoms.

    Do let us know if you find an answer.

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    I'd have no problem. If the others are vaccinated then there is no (or little) risk to them anyway, so what's the problem? No vaccines are 100% effective anyway, so even a 'fully vaccinated' child could be at risk of catching anything.
    It is only a concern when considering the whole population/community issue, and that's not our problem!

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