Claire Henderson said her newborn daughter could have died after she contracted oral herpes from a visitor

Clare Henderson, from Doncaster, has shared a photograph of the shocking affliction her baby suffered after being kissed by a visitor after her birth. She claims that her newborn could have died after contracting oral herpes from the kiss. The mother said that the visitor didn’t appear to have a cold sore at the time she held the newborn, Brooke. Before three months old a baby cannot fight the herpes virus. Henderson said one of the visitors carried the herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), which causes cold sores and can be transmitted via oral-to-oral contact. Fortunately for Brooke mum Claire knew the dangers and took her to hospital straight away. While the visitor didn’t have any visible cold sores when she held Brooke, HSV-1 can be transmitted through saliva and surfaces in or around the mouth as well, according to the World Health Organisation. The moral of the story is DO NOT let anyone kiss your newborns mouth, even if they don’t look like they have a cold sore 85 of the population carry the virus. Claire Henderson posted her plea to Facebook after noticing while feeding baby Brooke, that the baby had cold sores and blisters around her lips and on her face. Doctors said that the symptoms were caught early, and could have easily spread or advanced to severe neurological disease, and even death. Before 3 months old a baby cannot fight the herpes virus.

Mother cautions other parents that newborns can face an unlikely danger. U.K. mom Claire Henderson took to Facebook to warn other parents about an unlikely danger facing newborns — a simple kiss from a well-meaning visitor. She says Brooke contracted herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), a version of the herpes virus transmitted orally, after getting a kiss from a hospital visitor who did not know she was infected. She says Brooke contracted herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), a version of the herpes virus transmitted orally, after getting a kiss from a hospital visitor who did not know she was infected. If she had been left it could have easily spread and worst case been fatal. about 50 miles east of Manchester — told Buzzfeed News that if she hadn’t read about the effect of herpes on babies, her newborn could have died. In Henderson’s case, she said the visitor didn’t show any signs of a cold sore when she came to visit her daughter. Mum whose daughter was hospitalised after contracting herpes virus warns about the dangers of letting people touch newborns. British woman Claire Henderson took to Facebook to issue the warning after her three-week-old daughter Brooke fell ill with the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). The moral of the story is DO NOT let anyone kiss your newborn’s mouth, even if they don’t look like they have a cold sore, Henderson, from Doncaster, wrote.

In a Facebook status, Claire Henderson that the baby girl, Brooke, was hospitalised for five days after the sores started appearing on her face, in the back of her throat and on her lips. She said a friend who knew about the potential dangers told her to take her to hospital immediately. Ms Henderson said: The moral of the story is DO NOT let anyone kiss your newborn’s mouth, even if they don’t look like they have a cold sore 85 per cent of the population carry the virus. In 2013, a baby died after contracting the virus from his father when he was just two weeks old. A hospital visitor with an unknown oral herpes outbreak kissed the infant. Before 3 months old a baby cannot fight the herpes virus, Claire Henderson writes. In 2008, a newborn with a cold sore died a week after symptoms disappeared, having been diagnosed with HSV-1, notes Cosmopolitan. As for Brooke, she was treated early, and all her tests came back clear. A mother from the United Kingdom is sending a warning to others after she says a kiss from a visitor could have killed her newborn baby. Before 3 months old a baby cannot fight the herpes virus. If a baby contracts this it can cause liver and brain damage and lead to death. Brooke, Claire Henderson’s daughter, was born about a month ago, according to Buzzfeed, and her arrival drew many visitors.

Mom’s Facebook Warning: Kissing Baby Led To Herpes

Baby Brooke was born nearly a month ago, mother Claire Henderson told BuzzFeed News. One night, while Henderson was feeding her baby, she noticed Brooke had a cold sore and swollen lips. Henderson told BuzzFeed News that one of Brooke’s visitors, who didn’t appear to have a cold sore, had transmitted the herpes simplex virus 1 to the child by kissing her. If a baby contracts this it can cause liver and brain damage and lead to death. She said the visitor didn’t appear to have a cold sore at the time she held Brooke. Oral herpes can be extremely dangerous to a newborn just like any other virus. A mum has urged other parents to be aware of how dangerous cold sores can be for babies, after her daughter contracted the virus and was hospitalised. Claire Henderson from Doncaster uploaded two p. A mum has urged other parents to be aware of how dangerous cold sores can be for babies, after her daughter contracted the virus and was hospitalised. Henderson said as soon as she noticed the cold sores on her daughter she immediately took her to A&E, where she was put on a drip for five days. After a visitor kissed this newborn, she nearly died — and you need to know why. Claire Henderson and her family were celebrating the birth of a baby girl, Brooke, when fatal tragedy nearly changed everything. It can be transferred from oral-to-oral contact — and it can be fatal to newborns. UK resident, and new mom, Claire Henderson, said. Warns Parents Not To Let Others Kiss Baby: Or This Could Happen. UK resident, and new mom, Claire Henderson, said her infant daughter, Brooke, almost died after she contracted oral herpes from a visitor’s kiss. I’ve read other stories where there have been babies who die from the herpes virus. Brooke Henderson was born about a month ago and in typical fashion, received a number of visitors. HSV-1 can be transmitted through saliva and surfaces in or around the mouth as well, according to the World Health Organization. A newborn narrowly escaped dying after getting kissed by a visitor shortly after her birth. Brooke’s mother, Claire, said that she wasn’t aware that her daughter had contracted the virus until one night when she noticed Brooke had a cold sore and swollen lips.

Mother Warns Parents Not To Let Strangers Kiss Babies After Her Daughter Is Almost Killed By Cold Sore Virus

Claire Henderson said her newborn daughter could have died after she contracted oral herpes from a visitor. (via BuzzFeed News) (via: trendolizer.com). A new mum has posted a warning about the dangers of kissing newborns after her daughter contracted herpes. Can you really ask people not to kiss your baby?. She claims that her newborn could have died after contracting oral herpes from the kiss. Woman tries to raise awareness after newborn baby spends 5 days in hospital after being kissed by visitor with cold sores. Don’t let visitors kiss your baby: mum’s warning after her newborn contracts herpes. Mum Claire Henderson took to Facebook to warn other parents of the dangers of cold sores after her newborn baby was struck down with the potentially fatal herpes infection after being kissed by someone with the virus. Before 3 months old a baby cannot fight the herpes virus, she said on Facebook.

A kiss from a visitor in the hospital could have killed one mom’s newborn baby. One of the visitors carried herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), the virus that causes cold sores. Even though the visitor didn’t appear to have have an obvious cold sore when she came to visit Brooke, the virus can still be transmitted through saliva around the mouth. What she had contracted could have killed her. A mother is speaking out and warning others after her newborn baby nearly died after receiving a kiss from a visitor shortly after her birth. Claire Henderson posted her plea to Facebook after noticing while feeding baby Brooke, that the baby had cold sores and blisters around her lips and on her face. Henderson said that the person that carried the herpes virus (HSV-1) did not show symptoms at the time of their visit. The visitor, who was in contact with Brooke, carried the herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), which causes cold sores. Henderson took her daughter directly to the emergency room. The moral of the story is DO NOT let anyone kiss your newborns mouth, even if they don’t look like they have a cold sore.’. I read a story last year where the father kissed his baby and she died from cold sore.