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Norwalk virus - 12 weeks pregnant

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morningpaper Fri 25-Mar-05 11:15:36

I have been spending the night vomiting and pooing profusely thanks to the Norwalk type virus that is doing the rounds. I am now managing to keep some water down.

I am 12 weeks pregnant and I'm worried that it might adversely affect the baby - how does a fetus cope with that sort of virus? Should I be taking any precautions?

starshaker Fri 25-Mar-05 11:20:39

id go to the docs just to make sure but babys are strong wee things i had morning sickness for first 7 months and its just come back again im now 37 weeks pg ive lost so much weight but the baby is fine. i would go to docs though incase u are dehydrated

morningpaper Fri 25-Mar-05 11:23:26

Thanks - I really don't want to go to Docs or anything at the moment because it is so contagious. I don't think I am TOO dehydrated because I am managing to keep water down and I'm still peeing a lot. Thanks for advice! I will definitely go to the docs in a few days.

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