Quoting FlipFlopity:" I believe hfm is only contagious when the fever is present, days before the rash and sores appear."
Quoting bia.:" Try not to worry too much, my daughter goes to kinder and some kid had hand foot and mouth....this was ... [snip!] ... a pregnant person to catch it. http://www.health.govt.nz/yourhealth-topics/diseases-and-illnesses/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease"
Quoting Finally #2:" I think your right to talk to your doctor, since hand foot and mouth is very contagious. I would start ... [snip!] ... when you have the newborn. Also you can ask people to wash their hands before touching baby ( to minimize germ spreading)."
Quoting FlipFlopity:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Jamie Horn:</b>" That would be good news! My nephew that was ... [snip!] ... your nephews there at all. Check to see if your hospital has a siblings only policy. Most do, especially during flu season."
Quoting FlipFlopity:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Jamie Horn:</b>" Yeah especially if they are sick at the time ... [snip!] ... be around a new born to begin with....it's common sense, and you shouldn't have to tell them that. I hope they'd not be stupid"
Quoting Jamie Horn:" Yeah I think that's the part that makes me the most mad, I had been texting her all day yesterday and ... [snip!] ... as soon as I got in my car. I know my kid will be sick when he's here but I don't want to expose him to something I can avoid!"
Quoting Natasha miller-green:" i am pregnant and my 2 year old had hmf and i talked to my doctor about it and it will not harm you or ... [snip!] ... catch it and transmit it to your baby when its born but i have to agree that its only contagious when they have the fever"Good to know! I don't think he had a fever yesterday no one told me that but I wouldn't be surprised if they are just not telling me everything. Good thing is I haven't been around the actual kid who has it just in the same house he was in and around the same people he was around. I hope I have immunity against it and I guess I'll keep my legs crossed a little longer to keep my baby in my belly LOL