Owen Stokes: Another healthy baby lost to vaccines
Almost every day, we hear of another healthy-before-vaccines child gone.
Here is Owen’s story, told by his mother:
“I wanted to share my story because my hope is that no one else has to experience the pain I feel in my heart every single day. My son, Owen Matthew Stokes, passed away October 25, 2017. He was born August 18, 2017, and was just 2 months old. He was born at term and weighed 8.8 lbs. He was perfectly healthy in every way. He was only breastfed, or bottle-fed breast milk while I was at work.
“He always slept alone, on his back, with no blankets, and had zero breathing or respiratory issues. He had never been sick. He received vaccines just 48 hours prior to his passing. He was given a combination of eight different vaccines, which is the normal for a two-month-old baby. The first day after his vaccines he was very tired and lethargic; he didn’t seem himself.
“The second day, which is the day he passed away, Owen was in the care of his grandmother while I was at work. He wouldn’t take a bottle and was inconsolable. He was tired but couldn’t sleep because he was in such pain. His grandmother thought that he was just having really bad gas. She finally got him down for a nap for the first time that day, sometime after 2 pm. But he never woke up.
“She went to check on him about 30 minutes later and noticed he was blue, but he still felt warm to the touch. She called me and I was in the car on my way home from work. Owen’s father was in the car with me and he called 9-1-1. I tried my best to walk her through CPR because I work in the medical field and I am certified…I was about 10 minutes away from home, and by the time I got there he was in the ambulance. But he didn’t make it.
“My little boy died and I wasn’t there. The next time I got to hold him he was lifeless in my arms. And he didn’t go peacefully in his sleep. He suffered.
“But yet we were told he died from SIDS, which is only a label when they cannot tell you why your baby died. But I know it was from the vaccines.
“I didn’t know what had been going on with him that whole day. I didn’t know that he wouldn’t eat and that his grandmother truly believed that his tummy was just hurting and he had gas that just needed to pass.
“If you have children, there will be a time in your life when you worry and you’ll have that scared-to-death feeling when they fall and hit their head, or when they choke on something. Imagine having that feeling…and it never going away… because the worst possible outcome… happened. I know that feeling, and it’s by far the worst thing you could ever imagine. It’s such a helpless feeling.
“This isn’t my opinion on vaccines, it’s just my story. Do your own research before you make choices for your children. Realize it’s you and no one else that protects them from this world. I wish I had done so many things differently. I will no longer vaccinate my other children.
“My hope is that someone can learn from my story – if even just one person – and they can make better decisions than I did. I hope that their child will not have to suffer, and they may not have to feel the pain our whole family has to feel every single day.” — Jeaneé Joubert
This is no longer rare! Please wake up before you learn the hard way. No family should suffer like this, and no child should be sacrificed to appease the greed of pharmaceutical companies. HELP US MAKE THIS STOP!
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