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A 25-year-old female asked:

Hi im nearly 9weeks pregnant and work in a nursery there is a case of chicken pox going around and suspected hand foot and mouth is this safe for baby?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 22 years experience
Find out immunity: You should have your doctor see if you are immune to chicken pox. If you are you don't have to worry about that.
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