New resources available from CHOP

I am always happy to hear that there are new parent resources available from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and CHOP’s Vaccine Education Center (VEC). This is one of my favorite and most trust-worthy sources of vaccine-related information for parents. All the new goodies from CHOP and the VEC: New Pinterest campaigns: https://www.pinterest.com/VEC_CHOP/ https://www.pinterest.com/childrensphila/ A YouTube … Read moreNew resources available from CHOP

I’m Embarrassed to Admit This, but My Daughter Had a Vaccine Exemption!

My almost two year old just started preschool!
My almost two year old just started preschool!

The nurse at my daughter’s doctor’s office laughed at me when I shouted, “No one needs to know about this! I’m The Vaccine Mom!” But, after thinking and dwelling on this, I think everyone needs to know.

My daughter had her first day of preschool on tuesday, and like the crazy mother I am, I waited until the very last minute to get her vaccine records printed out. The morning before her first day I ran over to the doctor’s office thinking I’d get the sheet printed, no problem. I mean, it shouldn’t have been a problem because at every appointment I had pushed the doctor to make sure she got every single vaccine she needed. Right? WRONG!

As it turned out, she was missing one of her boosters.

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“Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know” Mobile App By CHOP

  I have been a huge fan of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for as long as I have been studying vaccines. Their Vaccine Education Center (VEC) has been one of my go-tos for information that I know I can trust. Being a researcher, I know there’s a lot of bad vaccine information out there. … Read more“Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know” Mobile App By CHOP