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Parovirus and pregnancy

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bethan37 Thu 30-Dec-10 10:08:23

Just a waffle really, took my daughter in today and she has suspected slapped cheek, they have now worried me saying its a risk for pregnant women. Had blood tests and they said it could take a week.
Just on here looking at info, hopefully i havent had this, anyone with any experience?

nancy10 Thu 30-Dec-10 10:30:21

I had a blood test after coming into contact with someone with slap cheek and found I was immune anyway. I don't ever remember having it. My Dr said it was dangerous to women who are 12 weeks pregnant and under, but only if you're not immune and you get it!

cluttermountain Thu 30-Dec-10 13:15:29

I understand that most adults are immune. You may well have had it as a child and not even been aware of it. Try not to worry - easier said than done I know. Remember, you are probably immune. Also you say 'suspected slapped cheek'..may be just pink cheeked for other reason. I remember interrogating my mum when I was in a similar position to you. Poor woman trying to remember 40 odd years back! I apparently often had red cheeks and no specific episode remembered. I was immune though.

bethan37 Thu 30-Dec-10 17:34:01

I think this will be the case, just worried me when they turned their attention from my dd to me! Fingers crossed anyway

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