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What factors would protect a new baby from getting chicken pox?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Stay away from virus

As long as the baby is kept away from the chickenpox virus and anyone who has chickenpox, he/she will not get chickenpox.
Newborns are too young to receive the chickenpox vaccine.

In brief: Stay away from virus

As long as the baby is kept away from the chickenpox virus and anyone who has chickenpox, he/she will not get chickenpox.
Newborns are too young to receive the chickenpox vaccine.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
make sure every child and adult coming in contact with your baby has had either the virus or the vaccine
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: A few

If mom had chickenpox then she could pass that immunity to the baby.
Keeping your baby away from potential exposures to infected people.

In brief: A few

If mom had chickenpox then she could pass that immunity to the baby.
Keeping your baby away from potential exposures to infected people.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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