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Family Enraged After Their Newborn Receives a Vaccination Against Their Wishes


While this story isn’t about an unapproved COVID-19 injection, it’s still an egregious violation of parental rights that deserves to be shared nationwide.

A Mooresville, North Carolina family was outraged after their newborn son was vaccinated against Hepatitis B against their wishes.

Catherine McHutchison gave birth to her baby boy on Feb. 8 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center via scheduled C-section.

However, the unsanctioned Hepatitis B vaccine tainted the special moment for Catherine, her husband, and their six-year-old daughter.

“It was something that we had spoken about for various reasons. It was something that was spoken about to my OB. And it was expressed that morning in the hospital to a nurse,” said McHutchison.

Queen City News reported:

McHutchison says it doesn’t matter why her and her husband decided against vaccinating their children, it’s their right to choose, nonetheless.

“After I had the c-section, while still heavily medicated, a nurse came in and she was apologizing on behalf of the nurse she was training,” said McHutchison.

A hospital document shows her baby was given the Hepatitis B vaccination, despite “never verifying” the parental consent form. It also shows the vaccination order was never even entered into the system.

*Source – Queen City News*

“It took a lot of out of the whole experience for me. I had a c-section and instead of staying the whole time, I left the next day. I didn’t feel comfortable there after the two nurses’ negligence,” said McHutchison.

After reaching out to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center after she left, she says she received an apology letter. It says “due to human oversight, your refusal for the vaccination was not reviewed prior to administering the medication…Corrective actions were taken with the involved team member(s). Additionally, we have reviewed this process, explored ways to amend the consenting process to eliminate confusion and used this issue as a highlighted safety moment with our team members.”

*Source – Queen City News*

Fox 25 noted the family’s anger:

However, the family isn’t very satisfied with the hospital’s apology.

“I don’t think they’ve taken it seriously enough, and you can’t take a vaccine back,” McHutchison says.

Queen City News provided this video report:


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