Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Didi | 2009/02/24

Q.

Bathing

I would like to find out whether is safe for kids to bath with adults, more especially those sexually active.My daughter she is 3years old and when i refuse her to take a bath with her 19years old half sister as she is sexually active, my husband says i' m just paranoid.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There should be no harm from a medical point of view unless your older daughter has one or other of the sexually transmitted diseases-which I am sure you would know about. It is just that it is probably not a good idea for your 3 year old to bath with her much older sister.

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