People can’t help it. They see a baby and want to smother him or her in kisses. As a new parent, you may not mind. You should.
A UK mom bravely shared how her newborn baby girl Brooke contracted herpes from a visitor after a kiss on the lips. According to Claire Henderson, her then one-month-old daughter broke out in painful blisters soon after a visiting friend had kissed her on the lips. It turned out that the visitor had passed on the herpes virus to baby Brooke.
Mom Claire said that the person who had carried the virus did not show symptoms at the time of the visit, and was good friend.
Brooke had to spend a week in hospital with a virus that that can potentially cause liver and brain damage.
Claire took took to FB to share her story, adding photos of her Brooke.