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whostolemyname Wed 20-Jul-11 09:26:54

Quick question - Is it safe to take babies under 6 months onto farms? I cant find answer by googling!

Marne Wed 20-Jul-11 09:32:29

Yes, i don't see why not?

Parietal Wed 20-Jul-11 09:34:08

I wouldn't encourage them to touch the animals but no reason why baby can't look.

pleasenap Wed 20-Jul-11 09:35:48

I think the main risks are from touching farm animals - which is less of a problem for a non-mobile little baby who's in a pushchair. Take some wipes and some antibac gel and most importantly washing hands after touching animals/bars of pens and certainly before eating. Personally i wouldn't apply the 5 sec rule for teething toys/breadsticks that hit the floor at a farm.

Maybe google lambing though - as is it lambing season? There's definitely a risk for pregnant ladies then - I'm not 100% sure about babies (think not, but might be worth double checking).

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