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Shingles Risk To Infant (xposted)
preciouslittleone posted:
So I live with my in-laws and my FIL has Shingles. I am due any day now to have my baby and I'm worried about the risks to baby, could she get chicken pox from him?
hgreenwood7058 responded:
Did you get an answer? As long as you wash often and baby or you do not touch any exposed areas of shingles, then you should be okay but it would be good to notify your ob if you haven't. Best wishes.

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