Holly says the CDC's statement about vaccinations has given her hope that parents and medical professionals can lay down their arms and open the lines of communication. "I would just say to the pediatricians, listen to [mothers] sometimes and give us a little bit more respect," Holly says. "Our gut is really dead on."
Jenny urges moms in her situation not to feel guilty about their child's diagnosis and to trust their instincts.
"You're mother warriors is what you are," Oprah says.
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