"If I could turn back time, I would've protected myself."
A first-time mom who refused to be vaccinated for whooping cough has a heartbreaking message to share with other parents.
Having a relatively healthy pregnancy, new mom Cormit Avital thought she was “bulletproof,” and therefore rejected a vaccination during her 28th week of pregnancy.
She was later diagnosed with whooping cough along with her newborn daughter. She is now warning other mothers in a new video to not go through the same nightmare she’s been through.
A new video shows a first-time mother who opted out of the whooping cough vaccine while she was pregnant and the devastating consequences it has led to.