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ecosln Fri 29-Sep-17 20:23:33

Hi - so my 3 year old just touched raw turkey and then licked her fingers.

Not usually one to worry about these things but she has her bday party on Sunday and I am all stressed due to 3 dc (5,3 and 3mth) and it is Friday!

Anyway she still has breast milk.

Reading about something called HMOs vs pathogens in the gut and it appears that b milk might ward off any potential poisoning- or do you think that it would only be for babies / infants getting most of their nourishment from bm?

If anyone has any interesting articles etc can you send?

Nothing I can do now but I do enjoy reading bf info.

Thanks

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dementedpixie Fri 29-Sep-17 20:26:34

I don't think those few drops would contain enough bacteria to do any harm.

ecosln Fri 29-Sep-17 20:30:59

I think u r right and I am being a fool. I'll chill out!

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