Tag: shingles

Shingles during pregnancy

Shingles during pregnancy

Shingles is an infection that causes a painful rash on one side of the face or body. Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. ...
Chickenpox and pregnancy – what you need to know

Chickenpox and pregnancy – what you need to know

You probably don’t need to worry about chickenpox (also called varicella) if you’ve had it before or if you’ve had the chickenpox vaccine. Both of the ...
Shingles exposure during pregnancy

Shingles exposure during pregnancy

Every so often we get a question from a pregnant woman who is concerned because someone in her family (usually a parent or in-law) has shingles. She i ...