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Kristin Cavallari Shares the First Photo of Her Son Jaxon Wyatt!

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

We dare your heart not to melt when you look at this cute photo of Kristin Cavallari’s son!

Kristin Cavaelli Jaxon Wyatt

Cavallari and husband, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, welcomed their sweet babe back in early May. Jaxon Wyatt is their second child (and son) after 1-year-old Camden Jack. The budding designer and former reality TV star revealed the first photo of Jaxon on her self-named app, along with another photo of big brother Camden at the zoo.

She captioned the photos with the message, “The end of June through the end of July is my favorite time of the year, because Jay isn’t working and we use those 4 weeks to relax and spend as much time together as possible before he takes off for training camp and the football season begins. This year we took Camden to the zoo for the first time, I cooked up a storm, we had family in and out, and most importantly we adjusted to now being a family of 4 with baby Jax. Speaking of Jax, here is my precious little peanut…

Go ahead and say, “Awww…”!

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Must-Knows On Tech and Child Development: Take Fewer Photos!
Must-Knows On Tech and Child Development: Take Fewer Photos!

Image: Originally featured on Kristin Cavalleri’s app

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It’s a Boy for Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler!

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Hot on the heels of Roger Federer and Bruce Willis, reality star Kristin Cavallari and Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler announced that their second son was born today. Jaxon Wyatt weighed in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and joined big brother Camden Jack, who is 21 months old.

It sounds like dad Jay will have another playmate. Kristin Cavallari recently told People: “Jay’s such an amazing dad. He’s really sweet with Camden. He plays with him all the time. He’s on the floor with him rolling around and goofing off.”

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Image: Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler by DFree / Shutterstock.com

 

 

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Kristin Cavallari Isn’t Vaccinating Her Son

Monday, March 17th, 2014

So… another celebrity mom has come out against vaccines. Expectant mama Kristin Cavallari told the FoxKristin Cavallari Business show The Independents last week that autism fears have kept her from vaccinating her 18-month-old son, Camden.

“We didn’t vaccinate,” she told host Lisa Kennedy. “I read too many books about autism and there’s studies…Now, one in 88 boys is autistic and that’s a scary statistic.”

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Responding to the harsh backlash that resulted, Cavallari explained on Fox & Friends that she never intended to go public with her decision.

“Listen, to each their own,” she said. “I understand both sides of it. I’ve read too many books about autism and there’s some scary statistics out there. It’s our personal choice, and, you know, if you’re really concerned about your kid get them vaccinated and it shouldn’t be a problem.”

(Interestingly, the original interview aired on March 13th—the same day that Jenny McCarthy got vilified on Twitter for her beliefs about vaccines and autism when she posted a question that had nothing to do with either vaccines or autism.)

Look, I’m not going to hate on a fellow mama for making a decision that she feels is best for her child. When I was a new mom, I, too, was fearful of the high number of shots my sweet boy was getting. I chose to delay some of his vaccines—including the MMR shot.

But as the link between autism and vaccines was repeatedly, consistently debunked by expert sources I respected, I grew less fearful. I also had the experience of making a trip to the ER with my sick son one night and having to answer “no” when the doctors asked if he was up to date on his vaccines. And while his illness had nothing to do with his not yet having had the MMR shot, the mere thought that it could have made me sick with guilt.

Today, both of my kids are completely up to date on their vaccines, and my youngest has been vaccinated on schedule.

Cavallari loses me when she trots out the “if you’re really concerned about your kid get them vaccinated and it shouldn’t be a problem” line. Because, as we all know, when some parents don’t vaccinate their kids, it can be a problem for those who do believe in vaccination. It can be a problem for children who are too young to receive vaccinations. It can be a problem for the elderly in a community.

Earlier this month a measles outbreak occurred in New York City, with more than 15 confirmed cases in parts of Manhattan and the Bronx. According to news reports, the majority of the kids affected were not vaccinated, either because they were too young or their parents decided against it. As a NYC resident, I find this outbreak scary—especially because, at 2 ½, my youngest child hasn’t had his second scheduled MMR shot yet.

It sounds like Cavallari is reluctant to be a known “anti-vaxxer.” She was on Fox & Friends to promote her new trend-forecasting TV show, The Fabulist (which premieres tonight), not to talk about vaccines. But given her new gig, I hope other new mamas don’t follow her lead on this one.

Tell us: What do you think about Kristin Cavallari’s anti-vaccine stance?

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Vaccines for Babies and Older Kids
Vaccines for Babies and Older Kids

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