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Shutting down the debate over vaccinations




In many online forums, the topic of vaccination has become a lighting rod for mudslinging
In many online forums, the topic of vaccination has become a lighting rod for mudslinging
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Online parenting forums have proven to be a popular way to exchange information on everything from babysitters to family-friendly events.

But all too recently many of these groups have become heated battlegrounds for topics like sleep training, formula feeding, and of course, vaccinations.

Amy Hermes, founder of the Facebook group Mommy2Mommy, took an unusual step when the topic started to get too inappropriate. She joins the show with her story.