Marie, my friend Élodie is 18 weeks pregnant and just had a sort of severe flu. The doctor told her she has a listeriosis infection. What is that? I’m also pregnant, and I am worried I might have caught something. Can you help me? Thanks for everything, Alexia


Hello Alexia,

Listeriosis is an infection that is contracted in the digestive tract because it is a food-based infection. You don’t have to worry about being infected by your friend, but it’s essential to talk about this infection to understand the health advice we provide to prevent this occurring in pregnant women.

Please read my article Listeria, Bacteria you Should Know!

 

Talk soon,
Marie
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