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teaandbiscuitsforme Tue 28-Feb-17 16:16:10

I'm currently BF 7 week old DS but 23 month old DD sometimes has one or two feeds a day. But she seems to be developing a cold sore! Do I need to wash after she has fed? I don't want to pass it on too DS!

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 28-Feb-17 21:20:39

I don't know on that one sorry. Hopefully this will bump for you smile

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 28-Feb-17 22:13:21

According to the LLL, it's only dangerous if the baby is under 4 weeks. I'm not trained though, so it might be worth calling one of the Bfing Helplines in the morning.

teaandbiscuitsforme Wed 01-Mar-17 05:55:53

Thanks Julie! I might try distraction for a couple of days and see I can stop the feeds for now.

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