Home birth and possible Chicken Pox - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 1 Old 04-24-2010, 07:14 PM - Thread Starter
khaoskat's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 2,317
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
X-posted in Pregnancy as well.

Does anyone know if it is still possible/safe to home birth if you have been exposed to Chicken Pox once you reach 37 weeks.

DS2's preschool had a child in attendance on 4/14 (which also happened to be a major family event for the day with parents and younger siblings there). We found out on 4/19 that everyone there had been exposed. (DS2 also figured out which girl it was, so it was someone in his class/time.) I would have been 35+6 weeks then.

We just noticed, within the last hour, that DD2 has a rash starting to form on her belly, and it is red spots that appear to be forming pimples in the middle of them. They were not there earlier when we changed her pullup/diaper. They are between the top of that and just above her belly button. We also noticed 3 spots on her upper chest as well.

Right now, I am, going by LMP 37 weeks 2 days; and going by US, I am 39 weeks 5 days. We are planning a home birth, but do have OB backup.
khaoskat is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 16,794

19 members and 16,775 guests
Deborah , erikanorth , girlspn , lilyofjudah , lisak1234 , manyhatsmom , Mirzam , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , NaturallyKait , philomom , RollerCoasterMama , SchoolmarmDE , shantimama , Springshowers , StarJune , t2009 , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.