Jailed Mom 'Shocked' by Son's Vaccination

By Rob Quinn

October 12, 2017

A Michigan mother who went to jail for refusing to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated says she was "devastated" to learn that the boy had his shots while she was behind bars and he was in the custody of her ex-husband. 

Rebecca Bredow, who says vaccination goes against her "personal beliefs," was released on Monday, hours after her son received four immunizations, the AP reports. 

W
WW

She was sentenced to seven days in prison last week for ignoring a court order to have the boy immunized. Bredow was her son's primary caregiver, but on Wednesday, Oakland County Circuit Judge Karen McDonald ruled that she has to split custody 50/50 with her ex-husband.

Read the full story on Newser.com

More From Newser

Chat About Jailed Mom 'Shocked' by Son's Vaccination