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Mom Changes Her Anti-Vax Stance After Entire Family Gets Sick

Kristen O’Meara refused to vaccinate her children for more than five years. Then her entire family contracted Rotavirus, a potentially deadly stomach virus that can be prevented with a vaccination. It was a wake-up call she couldn’t ignore. O’Meara decided to forego vaccines when her first daughter, Natasha, was born in 2010. “I entered motherhood with what I thought was a healthy skepticism regarding vaccination,” she wrote in a New York Post article last week.
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