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The author's 7-year-old with her with her new vaccination card. (Photo by Darcy Reeder)

Opinion | Yes, crunchy mamas, give your kid the COVID-19 vaccine

I’m all about natural parenting, and my kid just got the shot.

My ‘crunchy mama’ credentials are pretty undeniable.

And all the sources I trust continue to tell me the same thing: vaccination is safe, effective and well-tested.

Editor’s note: Publication of an opinion piece does not mean Seattle’s Child or its staff endorses the views of the author.

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About the Author

Darcy Reeder

Darcy Reeder and her family live in a three-story cedar octagon across the water from Seattle. When she's not making up songs about her dog, Darcy overshares on Medium and contributes to publications like Scary Mommy, Human Parts, Raise Vegan and Mamamia.