Talking Point #12 - What is Vaccine Hesitancy?
And why do parents need to be convinced
Hi, I’m Barbara, mother of vaccine-injured child Scarlet California, and we are with Scarlet’s Kids Foundation Inc. This educational course is designed especially for new moms who are hesitant and have questions about the United States Vaccine Program. This series of “Talking Points” is available in a printed postcard format for purchase at this -LINK- or you can subscribe to this newsletter for the most up-to-date version of each talking point. Information is added on an ongoing basis. The talking points provided are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice and are not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure disease.
TALKING POINT #12
Did You Know? The term Vaccine Hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite the availability of vaccine services. It is complex and context-specific varying across time, place, and vaccines.
Parents seem to need to be convinced to vaccinate. Today’s pediatricians are being taught to practically coerce parents into getting their children vaccinated. Shouldn’t parents be presented with the facts and then be able to make up their own minds?