Time to do your homework on vaccine safety, efficacy and the diseases that they target.
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Discover a variety of books, documentaries, interviews and websites.
Short videos or interview clips are a great way to start a vaccine choice conversation with a family member, friend, or even your legislator. You can also request that your local library stock the shelves with these books and videos so that more in your community might be better-informed.
Books About Vaccines and Vaccine Choice
Dr. Robert W. Sears, MD, FAAP
An impartial, fact-based resource from the most trusted name in pediatrics. Dr. Bob devotes each chapter in the book to a disease/vaccine pair.
Paul Thomas, MD
and Jennifer Margulis
An accessible and reassuring guide to childhood health and immunity from a pediatrician who is respectful of a family’s health history and concerns.
Stephanie Cave, MD, FAAFP
and Deborah Mitchell
Dr. Cave provides information to help parents make knowledgeable choices about vaccinating their children.
Explores current practices during pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of a baby’s life and encourages parents to question what they’re told about prenatal and infant care.
Harris L. Coulter
and Barbara Loe Fisher
Traces the development of the DPT vaccine, describes its risks, and lists warning signs that a child may be sensitive to it.
Suzanne Humphries, MD
and Roman Bystrianyk
Facts and figures from medical journals, books, newspapers, and other sources.
Louise Kuo Habakus, MA
and Mary Holland, JD
Mark Blaxill and Dan Olmsted
Looks at the roster of today’s recommended vaccines and helps readers choose a schedule based on unbiased, non-conflicted science.
Tetyana Obukhanych, PhD
An immunologist explains why vaccines cannot give lasting immunity to infectious diseases and how they jeopardize natural immunity and overall health.
Barbara Loe Fisher
John D. Grabenstein RPh PhD MSPharm FAPhA
Concise information on the most frequently used vaccines and immunologics. Covers dosage, administration, storage, formulary admission, and more..
and Lucija Tomljenovic
A resource for advanced students and researchers working in pathogenic and epidemiological studies.
Neil Z. Miller
Summaries of 400 scientific papers to help parents and researchers enhance their understanding of vaccinations.
Documentaries, Interviews, and Presentations
Documentaries Available Online
Interviews and Presentations
Michigan and National Websites
Michigan Waivers and Tracking
Parents and guardians can choose to opt their children out of one or all vaccinations by obtaining a certified waiver, which is explained here.
National Immunization Program, Recalls, and Injury Reporting
Vaccine and Medical Choice