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rosielady Sat 20-Sep-08 20:11:35

I found out on thursday my DS1 has chickenpox, i then discovered by test that i was pregnant and after a blood test the following morning found out that i had not had chickenpox before and was therefore not immune. the doc sent me to the hospital and last night i got an injection which is meant to boost my immune system against getting it - but it is now a waiting game. the risks to me and baby are scary if i get it - anyone else have experience of this and can offer any advice?

hedgepig Sat 20-Sep-08 20:37:21

Hi rosielady I also was exposed to chicken pox when pg (friends child) and had the injection to boost my immunity. luckily I didn't get chicken pox. Sorry but you just have to wait and see what happens which is not what you want to hear I'm afraid.

Minniethemoocher Sat 20-Sep-08 20:46:44

You did the right thing by having the injection for the immune system, I think it is called immune globulin (VZIG).

Hope that you are OK.

Kat172 Sat 20-Sep-08 21:37:30

Hunny im sorry this has happened to you, while i was pregnant with my 3rd i was in the labour ward as had early bleeding think i was 23 weeks and there was a outbreak in the hospital id had cp when kid so didnt think anything of it so was tested and wasnt immue i had the injection also but nothing else happened . Hope things work out ok.

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