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Is it safe to breastfeed with Epstein Barr Virus

I am 5 months pregnant with my second child, and I am debating whether or not to breastfeed my baby because i have Epstein Barr. I was just wondering if anyone knew if it was safe or not. I haven't found any info about it. If anyone knows, that would be great.

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chanelcoco1

Asked by chanelcoco1 at 9:36 PM on Nov. 16, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:00 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • i'm trying to research it for you.. is there a risk already, meaning does EBV cross the placenta?
    heatherama

    Answer by heatherama at 12:46 AM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • thats a really good question. I just found out I have it and the drs aren't sure when I got it but I BF my daughter and she doesn't have it. The dr thinks I got it in HS and I got preggo a few years after that.
    dharmas_mommy

    Answer by dharmas_mommy at 9:40 AM on Aug. 14, 2009

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