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Can pregnant women catch the disease hand foot and mouth?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Anyone , infant to older adult can catch the strains of virus that can trigger the hfm pattern.
Pregnancy does not confer protection from the germ. If mom never had the strain as a kid she could get it while pregnant.

In brief: Yes

Anyone , infant to older adult can catch the strains of virus that can trigger the hfm pattern.
Pregnancy does not confer protection from the germ. If mom never had the strain as a kid she could get it while pregnant.
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