It’s important to note that everyone in our house has been vaccinated. That would be more of a comfort if we didn’t know that the kid infected was vaccinated as well.
Vaccines aren’t perfect and they work best when everyone gets vaccinated. Again, I won’t go down that road right now.
Emmett’s really stressed out about this. We’re playing it cool with the kids because we don’t want them to worry unless they need to. Emmett took it upon himself to research Whooping Cough and that hasn’t helped.
We’ve explained what it is and that we can take some commonsense precautions.
Until we hear from the doctors, I feel like it’s best that we avoid people for now. I called my Mom because I’ve been helping out with my 92 year old Grandfather, who’s battling cancer.
We also called Lizze’s Mom because the boys were around their cousins at the funeral and one of them was a newborn.
It’s not about panic but rather making people aware, so if they notice anything, they don’t brush it off as a cold and they get it checked out.
I’m hoping that everything ends up being okay and Emmett’s friend makes a full recovery. Whopping Cough is a truly horrible thing for anyone but especially a child.