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Thread: Will she get diarrhea too?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2007

    Red face Will she get diarrhea too?

    I know this is a little gross, but I have to ask... I had diarrhea and then bf, will what ever made me sick, make my lo sick?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2005

    Default Re: Will she get diarrhea too?

    Hello, Betty! I'm sorry you're not feeling well.

    Here's some helpful information:

    "Your baby is exposed to any illness you have before you know you are sick. One of the beauties of human milk is that when your body makes antibodies to combat an illness, these antibodies are passed directly into your milk, giving protection and disease-fighting abilities to your baby, too."

    Here is another (non-LLL) resource:


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