Lisalea, I have come to the conclusion over the years that anything we can do to enhance the immune system without injecting foreign matter into one's system is the way to go. Eat Right 4 Your Type was not known to me years ago. I had never heard of classical homeopathy years ago. Both these things would have strengthened our family's immune systems and disease could have been dealt with in a way that is acceptable to me and where the immune system could put up a very good fight.
I chose smallpox and polio shots because they really scare me. Probably both could be fought off working in conjunction with the homeopath but I have this fear when it comes to these two diseases.
I would never be able to prove this but a using a mother's sixth sense I would say two of my three children have been affected by vaccination. One child was hyperactive and impulsive, which was a change from his very young days. Another child turned out to be hypoglycemic which we didn't discover until he was 12 and we had been agonizing for years. Also, he had to go into special ed classes because of a form of dyslexia. The one child with impulsivity problems has learned how to cope and is doing well with good insight into his psyche. The one with dyslexia has benefited with good teaching and has overcome this drawback extremely well. It was not an easy road for him.
It just does not make sense to me to inject foreign matter into babies and children that gives unnatural immunity that may not even last and to disregard building up the child's own immune system. A Shot in the Dark by Harris Coulter and Barbara Loe Fisher is one book to read for a start to begin understanding what vaccinations do to some children. We live in a nation where each individual is regarded with dignity so I just cannot go along with the premise that what is good for many but not for all is a good thing to do. The ends do not justify the means.
I hope this begins to answer your inquiry.