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Kristin Cavallari Comes Out as Anti-Vaccine

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Kristin Cavallari, a former reality TV star who is expecting her second son, has gone public with her decision to refrain from vaccinating her children, saying she’s “read too many books” about autism and citing “some scary statistics.”  Time.com reports:

Former reality star Kristin Cavallari admitted to not vaccinating her son, and not planning to do so, in a Fox Business interview on Thursday. On Friday, she defended her position on “Fox & Friends,” adding that it was not something she planned to come out publicly on, but it just came up in the interview.

“Listen, to each their own,” Cavallari, pregnant with her second son, said. “I understand both sides of it. I’ve ready 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.”

The idea that vaccines cause autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has long been debunked by science, though it persists in part because of celebrities like Cavallari and, more famously, Jenny McCarthy, who perpetuate the link in interviews and public appearances.  Meanwhile, diseases that are preventable through vaccination, like measles and whooping cough, are cropping up again in communities across the country.

A recent study found that efforts to educate the public about the benefits of vaccines are not very effective, especially when parents have already formed negative opinions about the safety of vaccination.

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Kristin Cavallari Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

The reality television star Kristin Cavallari and her fiance, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, have welcomed a son, Camden Jack Cutler, Cavallari shared on Twitter.

“We are thrilled to welcome Camden Jack Cutler into the world. He was born this morning weighing 7lbs 9oz. Everyone is doing great!” she wrote.

Cavallari and Cutler had briefly broken up after their engagement last April, but they reconciled in November.

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Reality Star Kristin Cavallari Announces Pregnancy

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Kristin Cavallari, who has appeared on the reality TV programs “Dancing with the Stars” and “The Hills,” announced this week that she and her fiance, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.

“We are thrilled to announce we are expecting our first child together,” the couple told PEOPLE.com as they revealed the news. “It’s an amazing time in our life and we can’t wait to meet the new addition to our growing family.”

Cavallari and Cutler had briefly broken up after their engagement last April, but they reconciled in November.

For more celebrity pregnancy news, check out Parents.com’s Celebrity BumpWatch 2012.

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