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    Quote Originally Posted by SummerFun View Post
    Personally if I was her mum I'd be straight to the doctors for a swab as other posters have suggested. Until I had the answer no she wouldn't be going anywhere, unless of course I discussed it with her dad and he didn't have a pregnant fiancé and another child at his house. If he agreed to have her at his own risk and not take her out around other people to potentially spread a horrible sickness then I'd let her go.
    No, but in the event that she was exposed now with you being pregnant. Would you send her off to her dads to limit your own exposure?

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    It's also especially frustrating that if we didn't hear about the outbreak on the news her mum wouldn't even have mentioned it to us, putting us all at risk without having the decency to warn us

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barnaby View Post
    No, but in the event that she was exposed now with you being pregnant. Would you send her off to her dads to limit your own exposure?
    No, from what I understand her mum would already be at risk of being exposed from being around her already. So to limit the risk to others, as the mother I would have already been exposed so why spread it further unnecessarily.

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    Can you yourself take the antibiotics? I have experience with WC, but don't know about medicating in pregnancy. What I do know for sure is the earlier you kill the awful little bacteria the better your chances of not seeing the illness through. Please don't stress about it tho, with proper medical attention you will be ok ☺️

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    Quote Originally Posted by MilkyMama View Post
    Can you yourself take the antibiotics? I have experience with WC, but don't know about medicating in pregnancy. What I do know for sure is the earlier you kill the awful little bacteria the better your chances of not seeing the illness through. Please don't stress about it tho, with proper medical attention you will be ok
    I don't know about the antibiotics during pregnancy. I'll call my GP on my lunch break and see what she recommends.

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    Yes but with her mum not taking her to the Dr to get the swab and not quarantining her, she is spreading it to the vulnerable. Her dad may have to be the responsible parent and take her to get swabbed in his time. Its all well and good to say what the mother should be doing, but of she's not then someone has to look out for her welfare.

    Ultimately, I think in an ideal world you would be able to have a calm discussion with her mother and both decide its in everyone's best interest for her to stay with mum until medical attention is sought. But if that can't happen then your dh may have to take her for the weekend and see that she is seen to by a dr.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SummerFun View Post
    Yeah it would be so awful! I have zero sick or annual leave from work as I've been really sick this pregnancy so financially itd be really hard on us if we got sick and had to miss work.
    Her mum doesn't seem to understand, just said 'she's immunised' like that means she can't get it? My DF had the convo with her but apparently didn't answer any questions we had about it, just seemed annoyed that he called to ask about her after we heard about the outbreak. I dunno
    Can't your DF contact kindy if she's not being forthcoming? Or take her to the doctor himself to have her tested? If he is concerned he should take her. If he doesn't want to do that then I'd give it a miss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barnaby View Post
    Yes but with her mum not taking her to the Dr to get the swab and not quarantining her, she is spreading it to the vulnerable. Her dad may have to be the responsible parent and take her to get swabbed in his time. Its all well and good to say what the mother should be doing, but of she's not then someone has to look out for her welfare.

    Ultimately, I think in an ideal world you would be able to have a calm discussion with her mother and both decide its in everyone's best interest for her to stay with mum until medical attention is sought. But if that can't happen then your dh may have to take her for the weekend and see that she is seen to by a dr.
    This is kind of what I was getting at.. Yes the Mum *should* be doing all possible to prevent it, but so should Dad. They are BOTH responsible for this child, so if one isn't doing the best thing for her, it's up to the other to do so.

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