The Dangers Of Children Of 18 Car Accidents Essay

892 Words Dec 31st, 2015 4 Pages
Bullying, (both cyber and in-person), an inferiority complex that can be brought on by the fashion and fitness industry, and of course the leading cause in deaths in Americans under the age of 18 car accidents. These are just three things that parents cannot really protect their children against, and with the countless other problems and hazards in the world why would you not want to protect you r child against all that you could. Starting with vaccinations, I’ve recently read numerous articles regarding vaccinations for children. Sources such as The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of American Medical Association and The Lancet they’ve all suggested the same thing, vaccinate your child. Over the course of their life, your child would receive vaccinations for 17 diseases that all have the potential to seriously harm or even kill your child. The list is; chicken pox/shingles, diphtheria, flu, Influenza type B, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, human papillomavirus (HPV), measles, Neisseria Meningitides (meningococcal bacteria), mumps, pertussis (whooping cough), Streptococcus pneumonia (pneumococcal bacteria), polio, rotavirus, rubella, and tetanus. Most vaccinations do require multiple shot to receive the full vaccination, or at least a booster shot a few years after the first shot, but considering that you have to take your child to the doctor anyway for annual checkups you should not consider it an inconvenience. The inconvenience comes, when your child is 8 years…

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