Do it for your baby. Do it for yourself.
Those are the same lines the CDC — and thousands of mainstream doctors — have been using for years to sweet talk pregnant women into getting powerful vaccines.
If someone you love is expecting a baby, you’ve probably heard plenty about how important it is to get vaccinated against the flu, whooping cough, meningitis, and even polio. And you’ve been told how these shots help protect mothers and babies.
But now some of the nation’s top scientists are warning that millions of mothers-to-be are being used as lab rats with vaccines that have never been proven safe for them or their tots.
And every time you roll up your sleeve for a jab, you could be exposing your baby to the risk of a serious disease — or even death.
“No evidence exists of risk to the fetus from vaccinating pregnant women.”
Believe it or not, that’s an official statement the CDC hands out to our nation’s doctors. And you’d normally have to go to Burger King to see a whopper like that.
For years the CDC has been recommending pregnant mothers get vaccinated for influenza, hepatitis, meningitis, polio and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough).
And the fact that there’s plenty of evidence that mothers-to-be experience more (and more serious) reactions to these shots hasn’t slowed the push one bit.
But recently, the FDA convened a panel of its researchers and leading scientists from universities and hospitals all over the country to discuss the risks.
And here’s just a taste of what these scientists had to say about it:
- Vaccines can trigger a dangerous response that can damage the immune systems of both mothers and babies,
- The shots can lead to miscarriages, poor fetal development (that can result in a stillbirth) and premature labor, and
- Children whose moms got the Tdap vaccine while pregnant actually had a greater chance of developing those diseases during their lifetimes. That seems to be another result of immune system damage — and even giving those kids multiple doses of the vaccine after birth didn’t give them good protection against diphtheria and whooping cough.
Now, I know what you’re thinking — the science can’t be all bad, can it? Surely there must be some research on how all these shots are actually good for pregnant mothers (and their babies) or the CDC wouldn’t recommend them.
Well, I hope you’re sitting down for this — because there really isn’t.
You see, it’s been 40 years since the FDA said that women who are pregnant should be prohibited from taking part in vaccine research. In other words, lots of expecting moms are being treated as lab rats with vaccines that have never been tested or proven safe during pregnancy.
It’s a dangerous game of shoot first, ask questions later. And you can bet millions of moms have never been told this before they had those vaccines pumped into their bodies.
Of course, stopping the practice now is a little like trying to close “the barn door once the horse (is) out,” said registered nurse Vicky Pebsworth, a consumer advocate who was on the panel at the FDA meeting.
And she’s right. Plenty of drug companies have experimental vaccines in their pipelines right now that they plan to market to pregnant women.
But if you or someone you love is expecting a child, there’s no reason you have to keep participating in this dangerous medical experiment.
One that our government isn’t doing a thing to stop.
“FDA advisors: No easy answers in maternal immunization” Shannon Firth, November 13, 2015, Medpage Today, medpagetoday.com
“FDA briefing document, Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting” November 13, 2015, fda.gov