Now consider some of the reasons for NOT vaccinating your child

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Reasons against MMR vaccination Very important
to me
Slightly important
to me
Not important
to me
My child may have some localised swelling where they received the injection, have a non-infectious rash, have mild cold and flu-like symptoms or have a fever 7 to 12 days after the vaccination.      
My child may be 1 in 1 million children who experience a serious complication such as a severe allergic reaction or encephalitis.      
If my child experiences a severe complication I may feel guilty or responsible because I had them vaccinated.      
If I choose to vaccinate my child I may feel uncomfortable if my friends, family or members in my community strongly disagree with my choice.      
Any other reason for not having your child vaccinated with MMR that has not been listed?      

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