AVN Blog

Vaccine-Injured – Robert

Our family’s story about the devastating effects of the Hep B vaccine law June 1999 I could not imagine a more difficult task than describing how my son was before the shot. With every word I feel that bright, curious, considerate, beautiful little boy getting farther away. My son is still here, but he’s not… [Read More]

Healthy Unvaccinated – Nellie

Nellie is 3 and a half years old, and her adoption was final May 17, 2007. She was born meth addicted with many health problems and had developmental delays as an infant. She was given Hepatitis B vaccine at birth, and one polio and one measles shot. She contracted measles from the shot. Since her adoption she has… [Read More]

Healthy Unvaccinated – Theron

Theron is 14 years old and was given Hepatitis B vaccine at birth WITHOUT my consent. He has since been vaccine free & on an organic vegetarian diet. He is rarely ill, did have salmonella poisoning at 2 months of age, whooping cough at 5 years old, (caught from child who’d just had his DPT), &  Chickenpox just recently. He… [Read More]

Flu season is almost upon us

 Here in the Southern Hemisphere, winter is about to start and with the change of season comes a barrage of ads by the government and the medical community to get our flu shots. Every year. Even if this year’s flu is the same strain as last year’s flu. It doesn’t matter. We need our… [Read More]

Know your rights!

The first thing you need to know is that in Australia, vaccination is not compulsory. It doesn’t matter what your doctor, school principal, mother in law or neighbour say – no school, preschool, childcare centre or playgroup is legally allowed to discriminate against a child because of their vaccination status. Secondly, whether you vaccinate fully,… [Read More]

What you need to do:

1- Obtain the package inserts for each vaccine you are considering giving to your child or taking yourself. You can find links to the package inserts in our Vaccination Information section (they are referred to there as Data Sheets). These leaflets are produced by the vaccine manufacturers and generally contain information you should know but… [Read More]

Make an informed vaccination choice

One of the most vital decisions is whether to vaccinate our children fully, partially or at all. All of these choices are valid but, since vaccines, like all medical procedures, can carry with them the possibility of serious injury or death, we need to be able to make our choice with the best available information…. [Read More]

Why the AVN?

Our children. Is there anything we wouldn’t do for them? These little bundles of gorgeousness obsess, charm and scare the daylights out of us! Every little thing they do is a miracle. Watching them discover the wonders around them can keep us entranced for hours at a time. But every sneeze, fever and rash has… [Read More]