I've been following the measles epidemic in the media with a slightly vague connection.

I'm immunised, my husband and children are immunised and I guess most of the people in my life are immunised too. I have medical professionals within my family whose opinions I've trusted, based on their own research and that of other medical professionals that we also trust.

Immunisation is important in my whānau to keep us all healthy and safe.


I would consider myself a natural attachment based parent. I have breastfed my children beyond two years of age and in public. I have chosen