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Originally posted by vkey08
In most states now it's illegal NOT to get your children immunized. If you just say "I'm not going to do it" you can end up with CPS busting your door down with the cops, pulling your kids out kicking and screaming..
Originally posted by scwizard
Originally posted by scwizard
Side effects may include becoming interested in stupid # like WoW or small talk, instead of actually learning new things.
The small talk part I'm not so sure about, however if that's in the money, then psych meds are miracle drugs that will make your kid popular and good in school. Tell your friends! Give your child ritalin today!
Originally posted by dolphinfan
This is criminal. A child's mind has not finished full development until the early 20s. There are absolutely no valid medical reasons to be giving an infant bi-polar medication or an anti-depressant. How do you know if an infant is depressed? How do you know that an infant is manic?
You can't possibly know.
Medical professionals should lose their liscence to practice medicine should they prescribe these medications, period. There is no research on this topic and why the FDA has not restricted this is beyond me, other than the fact that the FDA is a tool of big pharma and essentially a pharma run organization.
This situation is the result of people who are unequipped to handle infants or young children. These are folks who should not have kids in the first place and then go to the doctor to have their kids drugged to make them easier to deal with.
Any parent who would give these drugs to an infant or toddler should have their kids taken away. No second strike, no parenting class, taken away.
I would guess that these are the same kids who are abused in other ways, either physically, emotionally or through neglect.
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Originally posted by Knobby
If you're interested BBC2 showed a documentary recently about this subject. I haven't had a chance to watch it, but the presenter, Louis Theroux, is always entertaining.
It's only up for another 3 days on BBC iplayer before it gets taken down.
Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids
Originally posted by TheBloodRed
reply to post by vkey08
The point is that I'd rather everything be natural. If I am still in the USA I supposed I'd have to abide by the law but I don't want any of that "let's take your baby away out of your site while we do god knows what to it" crap that hospitals pull all the time. I am not saying that do anything bad, but I know that I can be one hell of a Father figure!! xD
Originally posted by darkbake
Originally posted by muzzleflash
I do think parents have a right to kill their kids though. Since they created them in the first place.[edit on 22-4-2010 by muzzleflash]
Originally posted by aardvark888
reply to post by muzzleflash
Please tell me you are kidding or being sarcastic when you say you believe it is ok for parents to kill their child because they gave it life???