Pt. 2: Busting Vaccination Myths, with Science-Based Evidence

In February I wrote a post about vaccinations - more specifically, I tried to bring some evidence-based research in to the conversation in an attempt to demonstrate to our readers that the myths that are circulating out there are not based on anything other than speculation, opinion, fear-mongering, and quite honestly, excuses.

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What To Do If You Think You Have Measles

There is a small measles outbreak on the mainland and while it is fairly contained at this time there is the potential for a much larger scale problem. I logged into social media this morning to see many shares of a potential Island case. Scratch that, a potential Cowichan Valley case.

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Accepting the Journey, After Two C-sections

I have had two caesarean sections, TWO. I love my daughters more than I thought it was possible to love two of the messiest people in the whole world (or that’s what it feels like when I’m cleaning up after them), but I never thought I would have one C-section let alone two. That’s how the cookie crumbles I guess. My first was an emergency C-section after labouring for way longer than I would have liked, and the second C-section was because my daughter was breech, six days overdue and way too big to be turned around.

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