Nurse Calls Nine-Month-Old Baby "Loser" For Not Receiving Vaccinations

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A South Carolina mom is livid after a nurse implied that her nine-month-old son is a "loser" because the baby hadn't received any vaccinations.

Katie Smart claims she received an offensive note referring to the sick child as such after taking the boy to the hospital for twisting his ankle.

He also had a fever, so to be safe, she wanted the little boy checked out.

That visit came with a message, Smart says, that she didn't deserve.

"I did feel judged," said Smart of the note, which called out the fact that he hadn't received vaccinations and concluded with the word "loser" and a sad face.

"For her to say that, she doesn't know why I choose not to vac," said Smart.

Smart says she researched the ingredients of vaccinations given to children, and that's why she and her husband decided not to inject two of theirs.

She says she doesn't know if the nurse intentionally left the note behind, or it was an accident, but either way, Smart says it was uncalled for.

The family filed a complaint with the hospital, one that reached COO James Latham, who said it does not reflect the medical organization's values.

"We are not judgmental of others, and this clearly violates that standard of palmetto health," said Latham, who offered an apology to the family.

"I am genuinely sorry for this behavior, I truly am," said Latham.

The Smarts say they just want to make sure other families who make the same choice to not vaccinate their children are not subjected to that treatment.

"I’m worried that this might not be a one incident kind of thing, and that is the only children's hospital in the area that we can go to," said Smart.

The COO is not saying what, if any, additional disciplinary action they will take against this employee, only saying right now this person is suspended.

He also says they hope to use this incident, however regrettable, "as an educational tool" regarding how patients should be treated at the facility.

What do you think about vaccinating kids? For or against?

 

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This women is using every excuse because she just don't want to pay for her children to get the proper vaccinations. How are you children going to start school without their shots? She sounds stupid. Do what's right for your children! I don't think they are going to put a vaccine out there that's not effective and will help you. These parents need their heads examined. It's not the child's fault it's the parents!!! The babies not a loser... The parents are!

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My son is up to date on his shots and he has no medical problems what so ever, and he is very healthy for being a 5 week preemie. However, I do not believe in the Flu vac but that's just me other people might get it yearly but I have only had it once while pregnant and it did nothing to or for me or my baby.

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Anyone who chooses not to vaccinate their children should be arrested for child abuse.

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PEOPLE - STAY THE FUCK AWAY FROM QUACK-ZINES !!!! THEY CONTAIN MERCURY , ALUMINUM , TRIPARCINIDE , AND OTHER POWERFUL POISONS !!!1 VERY STRANGE THINGS ARE GOING ON IN OUR BESEIGED AND OVERRUN NATION !!!!1 IT IS VERY PLAUSIBLE THAT THESE POISONINGS ARE A WAREFARE STRATEGUM !!!!! U ARE BORN WITH A IMMUNE SYSTEM , DON'T WORRY , UNLESS U LIVE IN A MEDEIVAL GHETTO , WITH OPEN SEWERS AND THIRD WORLD INVADERS !!!!! AND !!!! THESE DOCTORS, HOSPITALS AND DRUG COMPANIES HAVE GONE STARK-RAVING MAD WITH GREED AND WILL PUSH THIS SHIT ON U WITH A VENGEANCE FOR MONEY !!!!1

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@ (((@))) JOY

Hit the caplocks button and type like a normal fucking human being. Also you need to go to a fucking insane asylum.

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@ (((@))) JOY

Sorry the study that said Autism is caused by vaccinations has been irrefutably proven FALSE.

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Btw... autism is now 1 out of every 50 kids now. In the 80s it was in the the thousands. STOP PLAYING DUMB PEOPLE! my bestfriend is beside herself because against my advice she had her son receive all the shots. He's got stomach, allergies, and sensory problems. My pediatrician doesn't force anyone to get shots. He's not allowed to come out and say but I know his 2 grandsons have autism. He did admit their autism wasn't genetic but environmental.

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I got my kids only the shots that was given in the 50s and my children are the healthier of the family. Like I said nerve, stomach, neurologic, and A.D.D has never been a problem on my mom's or dad's side until after the 90s.

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If you don't get your kids vaccinated you obviously don't love them.

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@ Jake

You're a fucking moron. Do you have any idea how much toxins are in those shots? My family never had autism or sensory problems until after the 90s and it's been linked to mercury poison. Pick up a book and read you idiot. After the 90S kids was to receive over double the shots. allergies and bowel problems have sored and that linked to mercury poisoning. You must not love your kids

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@ lynn

The study that said Autism was caused by vaccinations is FALSE. It was irrefutably proven that the findings were unproven and the tests they used were rigged. Unfortunately people still read it on the internet and think its true. I wish the papers that orginally printed it would recant it.

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Get your damn kids vaccinated. You don't like the ingredients in them? Guarantee you ingest worse toxins when you munch on fast/processed food, or even breathing the air the way it is these days. The ingredients in the vaccine won't seem like such a big deal when your child is dying in a hospital bed from a preventable illness someday.

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This lady is a loser - not her kid! Hello.... measles and polio are making a comeback because of whackjobs like you. The study where vaccinations can cause Autism has been proven a farce by the legitimate scientific community and the original author of the paper has been discredited. So if you are getting your information from Jenny McCarthy who "cured her son of autism," you're simply wrong. How did this lady research? Did she google it? Want to be informed ... speak with your doctor. Go to a medical library and check out medical journals, she likely won't be able to comprehend them. Do not rely on whack jobs out there for your medical advice.

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