Answer to your Health Question
Question: I am 7 weeks pregnant and have been in contact with a child who has measles. Could this be harmful to my unborn baby? Amy
Answer: Dear Amy,
If you are not immune to measles it is important that you visit your doctor immediately for treatment as it can have effects on an unborn baby.
A woman cannot catch measles
if she is immune and therefore cannot affect a fetus, even after coming
into contact with someone who has it.
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