Alternative Vaccination Schedule -
Dr Donald Miller

This alternative vaccination schedule, formulated by Dr Donald Miller starts later than most and eliminates some of the more dangerous vaccines. This helps prevent the dangers of over-vaccination warned against by Dr Russell Blaylock in the vaccination controversy.


In contrast with the alternative vaccination schedule of Dr Sears which starts at 2 months and Dr Stephanie Cave's alternative schedule which starts at 4 months old, this one, formulated by Dr Donald Miller, starts at 2 years old. In this way baby's brain is 80% developed before vaccinations are started and better able to handle the vaccine ingredients.

A big part of making your vaccination decision is the importance of keeping your child healthy with a strong immune system. Our naturopath recommended Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child when our daughter was born and it has been our go-to reference for years now.


As part of following an alternative vaccination schedule, it is very helpful to give your child Probiotics to fortify their immune system and help re-build the healthy bacteria in the intestines.

Dr. Miller is a professor of surgery and teaches cardiac surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Seattle VA Medical. As a physician, he researches and write articles on the importance of natural and nutritional medicine for maintaining optimum health. He also studies and writes articles about history, medical and legal evidence, and biomedical sciences.


Dr. Miller, endorsed by Dr Mercola, believes that baby immunizations given in multiple doses, close together, to very young children following the CDC's Immunization Schedule is causing neurologic and immune system disorders.


For these reasons, he makes the following suggestions for an alternative vaccination schedule:

  • No vaccinations until a baby is 2 years old
  • No vaccines that contain thimerosal (mercury)
  • No live virus vaccines (except for smallpox, should it recur) - this eliminates MMR, chickenpox and rotavirus

Beginning at 2 years old, give the following one at a time, spaced at every six months:

  • Pertussis (acellular - aP, not whole cell)
  • Diphtheria (D)
  • Tetanus (T)
  • Polio (the Salk vaccine, cultured in human cells - a dead virus)

An update since Dr. Miller's original recommendations: It seems that it is now very difficult, or impossible, to get individual doses for Diptheria, Pertussis and Tetanus and Dr. Miller believes that the risk of the combined DPT vaccine, even after age two, outweighs its benefits. This basically just leaves the polio shot.

Agreeing with Dr Miller's recommendations, Dr. Russell Blaylock, a nationally recognized board-certified neurosurgeon, health practitioner and contributing author to the book Vaccine Safety Manual for Concerned Families and Health Practitioners, 2nd Edition: Guide to Immunization Risks and Protection asserts:

"Live-virus vaccines and contaminated vaccines hold a special risk in that the viruses tend to persist in a substantial number of individuals and that free radicals can cause the latent viruses to transform by genetic mutation into disease-causing organisms later in life."


Dr Blaylock, concludes by saying:
"It is vital that anyone scheduled for vaccination follow a schedule that allows no more than one vaccine every six months, allowing the immune system time to recover."

A good reminder when it comes to vaccines and our kids,

"Spend at least as much time researching vaccination as you would researching the new car you want to buy."


The vaccination controversy has many parents deciding to follow an alternative vaccination schedule - but that is just half the work.

Are you convinced, as are Dr Miller and Dr Blaylock, that starting later and being more selective is better? This is one option many parents are choosing when it comes to vaccines.

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