On April 10, 2012, Alisa Neathery was having an ordinary day with her family. She had been cleaning her house and her two children were playing and watching TV while she worked. After lunch, she felt sleepy and sat down with her 6 month old son Bently in the recliner. They both fell asleep. Two hours later, Alisa’s husband Justin was jolting her awake, saying that the baby wasn’t breathing.
Sadly, the baby had passed away, when he had been perfectly fine 2 hours before.
Just 5 days ago, Bently had been taken for a well baby check up to his pediatrician. Alisa had delayed giving Bently his two-month vaccinations, holding off to make sure his immune system would be more developed first. That day, the doctor gave her a talk about the importance of vaccines and how children in undeveloped countries lost their lives all the time because there weren’t enough vaccines there. He also told Alisa that Bently looked healthy and strong.