Your body is a lactional force to be reckoned with, but nursing moms get sick too.  Curled up in the fetal position, you want your mommy and are in no mood for diaper-changing, baby-burping, or being sucked on.  To make matters worse, breastfeeding with fever can dehydrate you, making you feel awful. I can’t send for your mommy.  I can tell you that unless you are sick with an extremely dangerous illness such as HIV, you can continue to breastfeed.  In fact, it’s recommended.  If you are contagious, you were already exposing your baby to your sickness germs before you felt any symptoms.  You can rest assured that breastfeeding through sickness is

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Your body is a lactional force to be reckoned with, but nursing moms get sick too.  Curled up in the fetal position, you want your mommy and are in no mood for diaper-changing, baby-burping, or being sucked on.  To make matters worse, breastfeeding with fever can dehydrate you, making you feel awful. I can’t send for your mommy.  I can tell you that unless you are sick with an extremely dangerous illness such as HIV, you can continue to breastfeed.  In fact, it’s recommended.  If you are contagious, you were already exposing your baby to your sickness germs before you felt any symptoms.  You can rest assured that breastfeeding through sickness is

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