Q:

Hi there
plz guide me .. I am suffering from chickenpox. .my baby is near about 8 months old ... can I continue breastfeeding ??



Neha Mani Mishra

I think yes..tagging some more moms Revauthi Rajamani ritu singhal Neha Vij any idea?

Sowmya Prithvi (sonu)

Chicken pox spreads from one person to other.. better to consult doctor and take medicine.. I think u need to stop BF for a while

Revauthi Rajamani

Hi
Dear; u can, chicken pox is infectious, it spreads..so Chk with ur doctor how u can cover those vesicles on ur breast n feed

Minakshi Deb Roy

yeah Doc said stop breastfeeding. . . but my baby doesn't take bottle milk ...

Revauthi Rajamani

Chk with the doctor n express the milk thru a pump and help the baby drink dear.. I know it's a difficult task but the infection is so contagious

Ritu Singhal

It's contagious,plz talk to doc about it.

Sowmya Prithvi (sonu)

If not bottle , give with glass or spoon. Give fruits and solids also.

Minakshi Deb Roy

Thank you everyone. .. Sowmya I am worried about   night ... now she is fine heaving solids and fruits ..but at she needs breast milk only ...

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