I had a friend turn up to see newborn with a cold. I was beyond ****ed off I made them sit across the room and not come near us. So rude imo. People should stay away if sick and if in regular contact definitely get the vax. With this baby I'm going to be more strict
Thanks, ladies. If it is six weeks not six months then that's not so bad. If anyone has a problem with getting vaccinated they can wait until then I'm sure. I wouldn't allow them to visit without it anyway.
Funny how people just don't care though. Like one of the other posters saying a parent was the type to pretend they had the shot when they hadn't, or like your friend turning up with a cold, kim85. My late partner's immune system was shot after numerous rounds of chemo and radio and we were told to keep anyone sick away from him. His brother didn't give a crap though and would come to visit when he was sick then act like he was doing us all a favour by dragging his poor self out of bed to grace us with his presence. My partner developed pneumonia and that's what killed him. Obviously this may not have been related to the brother and he was terminal with or without the pneumonia so would sadly die at some point anyway, but the sheer stupidity of people astounds me sometimes.
As for your question, I'm of the same view you are. The WC vax is at 6 weeks. I didn't let anyone who hadn't been vaccinated hold the baby. It was no issue whatsoever.
Tell your mum the GPs tend to support this 100%. I haven't found one yet that hasn't. Things were different in her day - the world wasn't full of anti-vax nitwits creating epidemics.
They say 6 weeks but they are not fully vaccinated until they receive the 3rd needle at 6 months.
We asked all family to get the booster (which they did) and were very strict on hand sanitizing and not letting anyone visit who had recently been sick.
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