Vaccinations are one of the mot important tools to keep infectious disease at bay. Not only have they been used to eradicate smallpox, with polio on the brink of global elimination as well. Unfortunately, misinformation has scared some parents into thinking vaccines are dangerous, despite a lack of scientific evidence.
Because this issue has been needlessly politicized, the idea of getting children immunized can create strong feelings. Some parents have taken to the anonymous Whisper app to confess those feelings about worry, relief, judgement, and frustration.
Here are 11 of those confessions: