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A message from Margaret Jones:
My name is Margaret Jones. I’m 90 years old and the mother of five unvaccinated children.
My husband and I were not wealthy but we made sure our children had the basic essentials for health:
A loving family environment; good nutrition starting with breast feeding and then a natural diet with lots of homegrown organic fruit and veges; pure water to drink; lots of exercise in the fresh air and sunshine; warm clothes in winter and good hygiene.
The only childhood disease I remember them having was a mild case of measles.
As well as being a mother I trained as a primary school teacher and worked at this profession from 1940 to 1980.
Teaching for forty years (and continuing contact with children since) has enabled me to see the decline in children’s health that has occurred as the number of vaccines recommended for babies and young children continued to rise.
Back when I started teaching in 1940 there were simply not the same numbers of children with learning and behavioural problems that there are today. It was relatively easy to maintain classroom discipline – even with energetic high-spirited children and all the pupils in my classes learned to read. (Some children were slower to learn than others, of course, but they all got there.)
There was a huge shortage of teachers when I started teaching. In my first year of teaching I had a class of forty-two. In another year I had 52 New Entrants (five year olds)! My largest class was 54 children and this was a mixed class comprised of children in Standards 1, 2 and 3 aged 7-9 years. (Some children were slower to learn than others, of course, but they all got there.)
By the time I retired from classroom teaching in 1980, the situation was very different, with numerous children in each class acting up – apparently unable to sit still or concentrate.
Of course damage to children’s developing brains caused by toxic ingredients in vaccines isn’t the only reason many more children today have learning disorders. Bad diets, or exposure to other toxins, too much TV or difficulties at home may all play a role, depending on the child.
Still, I find it easy to be able to tell the difference between babies who have had the vaccines recommended starting at six weeks – and those who haven’t been vaccinated. The unvaccinated babies simply look more alert and are obviously healthier and happier.
I know that parents (with very few exceptions) all want their best for their children but you can’t make an informed decision about any vaccine if you don’t know all the facts. When I first learned about the problems (including deaths) associated with the HPV vaccines first used in America I made myself a sandwich board that said:
“HPV vaccine: Don’t Dice with Death” and went out in public wearing it to raise awareness of this issue. Unfortunately I couldn’t be everywhere – and some families learned about the dangers of this vaccine too late – such as the family of 18 year old Jasmine Renata who developed strange symptoms after each shot then then died in her sleep in November 2009.
Given that vaccines can cause serious side effects in some children (or adults) I think it’s crucial that parents retain the right to choose which vaccine(s) they want their children to have (if they do want their children to be vaccinated) and are not bullied by the government.
I hope you will support this campaign.
A message from Carolyn Simon:
Carolyn Simon (www.yourfloweressences.co.nz) wrote:
Freedom of information on the vaccination debate, and freedom of choice to vaccinate or not are the rights of everyone in New Zealand. We need to protect our education and health providers from any attempt to coerce them into compliance with an industry-led government agenda by the Health Select Committee to drive up vaccination rates. I strongly oppose the proposal to force citizens into vaccinating. Our basic human rights are being ignored by this proposal.
A message from Alan Cash:
Essential books to read about Vaccines are:
The Medical Mafia, by Dr Guylaine Lanctot;
The Trial Of The Medical Mafia by Joachim Schafer;
Callous Disregard, by Dr Andrew Wakefield, and
Vaccination – A Business Based On Fear, by Dr Gerhard Buchwald.
A message from Jill Wilby:
I am against enforced vaccination. I am a classical homeopath in
Christchurch and prefer to see natural forms of treatment used
A message from Tim Moore:
Every individual has a right to be responsible for themselves. We are the
product of our choices, our choices for our selves are what is important. Big
Pharma represent FEAR in glossy well written and expensive policies designed to
do one thing………make money out of the illness of their customers.
Live life for the love of living.
A message from Andrea:
I believe all parents have the right to decide what they think is best for their children. This sort of heavy handedness is unhelpful and unfair! Power to the people NOT the Pharmaceutical Companies!!
A message from Bernadette Dees:
Thankyou for this organisation. My child is 23 years old now but I have been
always educating myself with this issue since she was born although not early
enough. Anyway as a natural health educator I am wishing to spread the word too
as well as for my future grandkids.
A message from a member (which was also sent to National Party MPs)
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
The working committee re increasing vaccination compliance in New Zealand has issues for our family and extended family.
In 1994 our 18 month old was taken in for the new MMR vaccine, immediately he had an over reaction to the immunisation – to the point where he had to be hospitalised a day later with soaring temperatures.
What alarmed our family was that the emergency clinic suspected meningitis, we suspected the MMR vaccine.
He was covered with spots and was limp. He had a lumbar puncture, it revealed that there was a viral infection in his spinal fluid, written down as “unspecified Type A Viral infection”.
Two days later we took him home. He regressed over the next three months – sensory overload, lost language, lost socialising – was unrecognisable to his wider family. Six months later he joined the throngs of kids being diagnosed with Autism. You can call it what you like, we know it was brain damage caused by the MMR. Throughout our wider family are 8 children with Autism diagnosis all with similar stories. So throughout our intelligent, all employed, all tax paying New Zealand extended family is a deliberate decision not to vaccinate – we have decided to simply remain healthy and not buy into this belief that simply anyone can catch anything. What we have all come to understand is that disease follows bad hygiene and bad health and that to immunise simply compromises your immune system in an otherwise healthy body.
New Zealand would do to follow the Scandinavian model rather than the American model. What MPs need to be aware of is “that more is not best, when it comes to immunisations” – its like believing that “more food is better for you, than the right amount of good food” – countries like the USA, Australia, Canada, UK, New Zealand and others who give “more than 12 shots” to children under the age of 10 years have not improved the overall health of those populations.
The infant mortality rate rises sharply once immunisation rates get over 12 shots, along with this is also the childhood obesity, asthma and many other rates. It may surprise you as it did I that the USA has the highest infant mortality rate in the Western World, how can this be??? It seems very clear that more and more immunisations is a false god and does more damage than good. Humans are not able to have multiple diseases and substances that are non food related put into their bodies over a short space of time. Its like the belief that we as humans can skip good health and rely on pharmaceuticals for our heart, our blood pressure, our cholesterol, our joints, our lungs, our bowels, to sleep, for pain – are we counting how many tablets here are considered normal.
We simply cannot agree with tactics of incentivising doctors or schools for immunisation rates and punishing families who choose health over the disease model.
I am the mother of four children, from 5-18 years, the only days they have off school are wellness days – they simply don’t get sick – and to watch the finals of the NBA – go Texas Mavericks!!!!!
The science is bogus, the companies involved have conflicts of interest that make “pushing” a whole new science, we will not be entering into any immunising of our children as we see it as our right to make up our own minds – when the science is better and the overall health of the pediatric population is better then we will re look at this area – we view the increase in immunising as one of the risks for all the other childhood disorders that are on the rise.
The support of this is growing – forcing citizens to put things into their bodies is way beyond the Human Rights of citizens.
Give folks a choice and provide good evidence – we are all smart enough to sort out the pros and cons and those who can’t be bothered will continue to do whatever MOH is promoting.
We never did get offered ACC for our child (now 16), how can this be – he was born normal, this was an accident – we understand that immunising is “a holy grail” and to question it is like questioning the use of antibiotics, however we have all learnt as a population that over use or reliance on anything medical has consequences. Bottom line is our child lives with the side effect of a man made medical injection to treat something that he may never have got and in that practise he was damaged – hmmm how he is now is way worse than any minor or even major childhood disease – but doctors simply believe he picked up a random virus that caused brain damage – dahh what – no one offered or even thought that the immunisation could have caused this – so no ACC – by increasing more and more shots to kids we simply raise the stats in all the other areas – will wait your call re the ACC!!!!