Chicken Pox Pointers
You may find it odd when you hear mothers going out of their way to get their children to catch chicken pox - they even hold parties to spread the disease! But the fact is, getting this childhood illness out of the way early protects the person from a very unpleasant and much more serious illness as an adult. Chicken Pox poses a risk for very young babies, though, who can develop complications. But now that your little one is nearing his first birthday and socialising more in toddler groups. He is more likely to come in contact with chicken pox. If he does catch it try not to worry as most children cope well with the disease and it will provide him lifelong immunity, his body will cope well with the disease and provide him lifelong immunity. So don't worry if you come into contact with infected children.
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