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Dealing with HFMD

Today was meant to be the party we have been planning and waiting for... J's first year Jungle Safari Bash. Unfortunately, J caught HFMD from a new kid in school and is having full blown blisters. He is ultra fussy, does want to eat or drink except for water. He wakes from his sleep every hour screaming from the pain in his mouth. I don't deny that i was quite angry with that carrier kid for spoiling what might have been a happy day for J, and for putting us through the last minute changes. Yes... all the food  and other stuff for the party cannot be cancelled, if you were wondering. But I also know that poor baby must be in great pain... so i take my words back. I just hope all the babies in school (which is my knowledge stands at 3 now) get well soon. From what we see from J, HFMD usually peaks at around day 4. Day one being the day he got infected. As the incubation period is usually 3 to 7 days, J probablly got it on Monday but symptoms only started to show o