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I just got a BFP! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="joy"><br><br>
I have the opportunity to expose 2 1/2 year old DS to Chicken Pox. I had CP as a child and shingles at 12/13.<br><br>
I *thought* I remember being told that I had CP & Rubella immunity after some bloodwork was done but when I called the MW's office they said that's not part of the "OB Panel."<br><br>
The MW's nurse said it was not recommended for a PG woman to be around pox, even if she'd had it before (but I don't know if that was coming from the midwife or is her opinion)<br><br>
SO...having all that information. Expose or no, and why? I have to decide by Sunday.
 

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If you have had CP and shingles you are immune. The risk to the fetus occurs when a pregnant woman CONTRACTS cp, not merely if they are exposed to it while pregnant.<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<a href="http://miscarriage.about.com/od/infections/f/chickenpox.htm" target="_blank">http://miscarriage.about.com/od/infe...chickenpox.htm</a><br><br>
If you want to have DS get this over with, I say go for it!
 

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Just wondering what you decided. 2 1/2 does seem like the perfect age. Mine is too <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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