The Vaccine-Friendly Plan: Dr. Paul's Safe and Effective Approach to Immunity and Health-from Pregnancy Through Your Child's Teen Years

The Vaccine-Friendly Plan: Dr. Paul's Safe and Effective Approach to Immunity and Health-from Pregnancy Through Your Child's Teen Years


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ISBN-13: 9781101884232
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 58,021
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Paul Thomas, M.D., FAAP, received his M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School and did his residency at UC San Diego. He is a board-certified fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board-certified in integrative and holistic medicine and addiction medicine. 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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Toxins, Toxins, Toxins: Raising Healthy Children in a Poisoned World 3

Chapter 2 Pregnancy Matters: Protecting Your Baby Before Birth 27

Chapter 3 Welcome to the World, Baby: The First Hours of Life 49

Chapter 4 The First Two Weeks of Life 81

Chapter 5 The Two-Month Visit: Baby's First Vaccines 105

Chapter 6 Keeping Your Baby Healthy in the First Nine Months 139

Chapter 7 Your One-Year-Old 170

Chapter 8 The Toddler and Preschool Years 200

Chapter 9 Baby's Going to School? Common Illnesses, Common Complaints, and Common Sense About Vaccines for Your School-Age Child 227

Chapter 10 "It's Your Fault I Failed My Driver's License Test, Mo-om!": Keeping Preteens and Teens Healthy Without Sacrificing Your Sanity 257

Chapter 11 The Best Ways to Support Your Child's Immune System: Dr. Paul's Cheat Sheet 293

Chapter 12 So Where Do We Go from Here? 305

Acknowledgments 309


A Recommended Reading 317

B CDC Vaccination Schedules, 1983 and 2016 318

C Ten Questions to Ask When Lucking for a Pediatrician 320

D List of Vaccine Ingredients, by Vaccine 321

E Clinical Data from Dr. Paul's Practice 326

F If Your Child Has a Bad Vaccine Reaction: How to File a VAERS Report 328

G Science Every Parent Should Know About 329

H FDA Statement on Injected Aluminum Safety 337

I Dr. Paul's Vaccine Plan at a Glance 339

Notes 341

Index 411

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