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The Vaccine-Friendly Plan - by Paul Thomas & Jennifer Margulis (Paperback)

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"The new standard for pediatric care from one of today's most trusted pediatricians Paul Thomas, M.D., is a vaccine-friendly doctor: knowledgeable about both the latest scientific research and the community's disease exposure, and respectful of a family's risk factors, health history, and concerns. In The Vaccine-Friendly Plan, he presents his proven approach to building immunity, a new protocol that limits a child's exposure to aluminum, mercury, and other neurotoxins while building overall good health. Based on the results from his pediatric practice of more than eleven thousand children, as well as data from other credible and scientifically minded medical doctors, Dr. Paul's vaccine-friendly protocol gives readers recommendations for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth vital information about what to expect at every well child visit from birth through adolescence a slower, evidence-based vaccine schedule that calls for only one aluminum-containing shot at a time important questions to ask about your child's first few weeks, first years, and beyond advice about how to talk to health care providers when you have concerns the risks associated with opting out of vaccinations a practical approach to common illnesses throughout the school years simple tips and tricks for healthy eating and toxin-free living at any age Accessible and reassuring, The Vaccine-Friendly Plan presents a new standard for pediatric care, giving parents peace of mind in raising happy, healthy children"--



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An accessible and reassuring guide to childhood health and immunity from a pediatrician who's both knowledgeable about the latest scientific research and respectful of a family's risk factors, health history, and concerns

In The Vaccine-Friendly Plan, Paul Thomas, M.D., presents his proven approach to building immunity: a new protocol that limits a child's exposure to aluminum, mercury, and other neurotoxins while building overall good health. Based on the results from his pediatric practice of more than eleven thousand children, as well as data from other credible and scientifically minded medical doctors, Dr. Paul's vaccine-friendly protocol gives readers

- recommendations for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth
- vital information about what to expect at every well child visit from birth through adolescence
- a slower, evidence-based vaccine schedule that calls for only one aluminum-containing shot at a time
- important questions to ask about your child's first few weeks, first years, and beyond
- advice about how to talk to health care providers when you have concerns
- the risks associated with opting out of vaccinations
- a practical approach to common illnesses throughout the school years
- simple tips and tricks for healthy eating and toxin-free living at any age

The Vaccine-Friendly Plan presents a new standard for pediatric care, giving parents peace of mind in raising happy, healthy children.

Praise for The Vaccine-Friendly Plan

"Finally, a book about vaccines that respects parents! If you choose only one book to read on the topic, read The Vaccine-Friendly Plan. This impeccably researched, well-balanced book puts you in the driver's seat and empowers you to make conscientious vaccine decisions for your family."--Peggy O'Mara, editor and publisher, Mothering Magazine

"Sure to appeal to readers of all kinds as a friendly, no-nonsense book that cuts through the rhetoric surrounding vaccines. It offers validation to those who avoid some or all, while offering those who do want to vaccinate help on how to do so safely. This is a great book for anyone with children in their lives."--Natural Mother

"A valuable, science-supported guide to optimizing your child's health while you navigate through complex choices in a toxic, challenging world."--Martha Herbert, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School

"An impressively researched guide, this important book is essential reading for parents. With clear and practical advice for shielding children from harmful toxins, it will compel us all to think differently about how to protect health."--Jay Gordon, M.D., FAAP

"Rather than a one-size-fits-all vaccine strategy, the authors suggest thoughtful, individualized decisions based on research and collaboration between parents and clinicians--a plan to optimize a child's immune system and minimize any risks."--Elizabeth Mumper, M.D., founder and CEO, The Rimland Center for Integrative Pediatrics

"This well-written and thought-provoking book will encourage parents to think through decisions--such as food choices and the timing of vaccines--that affect the well-being of their children. In a world where children's immune systems are increasingly challenged, this is a timely addition to the literature."--Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., bestselling author of The Dance of Anger and The Mother Dance



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"Finally, a book about vaccines that respects parents! If you choose only one book to read on the topic, read The Vaccine-Friendly Plan. This impeccably researched, well-balanced book puts you in the driver's seat and empowers you to make conscientious vaccine decisions for your family."--Peggy O'Mara, editor and publisher, Mothering Magazine

"Sure to appeal to readers of all kinds as a friendly, no-nonsense book that cuts through the rhetoric surrounding vaccines. It offers validation to those who avoid some or all, while offering those who do want to vaccinate help on how to do so safely. This is a great book for anyone with children in their lives."--Natural Mother

"A valuable, science-supported guide to optimizing your child's health while you navigate through complex choices in a toxic, challenging world."--Martha Herbert, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School

"An impressively researched guide, this important book is essential reading for parents. With clear and practical advice for shielding children from harmful toxins, it will compel us all to think differently about how to protect health."--Jay Gordon, M.D., FAAP

"Personalized health care based on the needs and vulnerabilities of individuals is the way to deliver optimal medical care. In this book you will learn a new way of thinking about vaccines. Rather than a one-size-fits-all vaccine strategy, the authors suggest thoughtful, individualized decisions based on research and collaboration between parents and clinicians--a plan to optimize a child's immune system and minimize any risks."--Elizabeth Mumper, M.D., founder and CEO, The Rimland Center for Integrative Pediatrics

"This well-written and thought-provoking book will encourage parents to think through decisions--such as food choices and the timing of vaccines--that affect the well-being of their children. In a world where children's immune systems are increasingly challenged, this is a timely addition to the literature."--Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., bestselling author of The Dance of Anger and The Mother Dance

"The Vaccine-Friendly Plan is a treasure trove of scientific facts mixed with common sense. Paul Thomas, M.D. and Jennifer Margulis, Ph.D., encourage parents to follow their instincts, to do their own research as it pertains to their family's health, and to rethink what is true healthcare. Likewise, they challenge doctors to step it up to look further into the latest research that impacts the health of their youngest patients."--Mary Romaniec, author of Victory over Autism: Practical Steps and Wisdom toward Recovery for the Whole Family

"Impressive and compelling. Whether you're trying to conceive or already parenting teens, you need to read The Vaccine-Friendly Plan. It's about so much more than just vaccines--this book is a comprehensive guide to children's health that gives you everything you need to know to keep your children safe and healthy. I'll be recommending it far and wide."--Lyn Redwood, R.N. co-founder of the Coalition for SafeMinds



About the Author



Paul Thomas, M.D., FAAP, received his M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School and did his pediatrics residency at UC San Diego. His practice, Integrative Pediatrics, currently serves more than eleven thousand patients in the Portland, Oregon, area. He was named a top family doctor in America by Ladies' Home Journal in 2004 and a top pediatrician in America in 2006, 2009, 2012, and 2014 by Castle Connolly. Dr. Thomas grew up in Zimbabwe (the former Rhodesia) and speaks both Shona and Spanish. He is the father of ten children (ages twenty to thirty-two), all of whom are vaccinated. He lives with his family in Portland, Oregon.

Jennifer Margulis, Ph.D., is an award-winning science journalist who has been researching and writing about issues related to children's health for more than ten years. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post, and on the cover of Smithsonian Magazine. A Boston native, she lives in Oregon with her husband and four children.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.1 Inches (H) x 7.3 Inches (W) x 1.0 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 448
Genre: Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Children's Health
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Paul Thomas & Jennifer Margulis
Language: English
Street Date: August 23, 2016
TCIN: 51531578
UPC: 9781101884232
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-6885
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
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5 out of 5 stars
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Sara john - 1 month ago
Eye opener loves it really makes a lot of sense why there is an Autism pendemic
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Marie - 9 months ago
As another reviewer pointed out this doctor did lose his license…do you k is why? Because he was warning parents about the possible adverse effects of vaccines. He went out of line and they came after him. There is an episode on The Medical Truth podcast where Dr Thomas is a guest and he explains why they took his license.
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Promotes unproven theories that are contrary to American Academy of Peadiatricians

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Lsmcnamara - 11 months ago
Author has lost his medical license
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A must read when it comes to your kids!

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In Target I trust - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
This book! If there is ANY BOOK in regards to pregnancy/raising kids that should be read, it’s this one!! It’s NOT an anti-vax book it’s things you consider about how to vaccinate your kids safely. It’s written by a doctor out of Portland Oregon and it is so interesting. Lots to consider but so very worth the read! Knowledge is power and the more you know the better decisions you can make :)
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So much information!

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IsaacsMom - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
This book has a neutral perspective and is a great place for new or expecting parents to start. Actually, it’s a good read for anybody. There is so much more information beyond vaccines in this book.
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Reader - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
Must read! Very educational, author states facts to better prepare parents for true informed consent. Then offers a personal opinion.
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Great book!

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Kelli - 7 years ago
This book is a wonderful view of everything related to good health- especially for children! It gives extremely informative and helpful vaccine tips, and also has very good advice as to how to provide healthy alternatives for your entire family. I recommend it to anyone no matter your view on medically related subjects.
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Must read for parents and parents-to-be

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GMPR - 7 years ago
Finally a non-fear based, fully fact based and moderate look at vaccines and family health. Thank you Dr. Thomas for your dedication to caring for the children of the world.
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Lots of VALUED Information!!!!

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NaturalMomTwice - 7 years ago
This is a book for every parent, pediatrician, nurse and dang near every medical professional! This is a guide , step by step from birth to teenage years on having a child. I can't put the book down!
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