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Chicken Pox and visiting babies

(6 Posts)
Flmsprrw Tue 05-Aug-08 08:39:32

Flameboy has the pox.

I am meant to be seeing a mate's newborn later in the week (without DS) - will I be carrying a virus?

LittleMyDancingForJoy Tue 05-Aug-08 08:58:55

If you have had chicken pox, you can't carry it or transmit it, iirc, so you should be fine. Just make sure you've washed your hands since touching Flameboy.

If they're bf and have had it, as well, then the baby probably wouldn't get it anyway.

HTH

LittleMyDancingForJoy Tue 05-Aug-08 08:59:55

here

LittleMyDancingForJoy Tue 05-Aug-08 09:00:47

And here

Flmsprrw Tue 05-Aug-08 09:18:42

Hurrah!

DH will have to stay home - he hasn't had it <deep joy in the coming weeks wink>, but I can snuggle to my heart's content grin

LittleMyDancingForJoy Tue 05-Aug-08 09:24:04

Yes - I had to check when I worked with a pregnant lady who hadn't had it, and DS had it. Bit scary!

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