Question by  Serafinah (232)

Is it safe for pregnant women to be around armadillo poop?

I know that you can not be around cat feces when pregnant what about armadillo's.


Answer by  Djoneechan (142)

With any animals, particularly exotic ones, pregnant women need to be careful about getting salmonella from their feces. The same also follows for reptiles.


Answer by  malone (4817)

Toxoplasmosis, a disease contracted from cat feces, is harmful for pregnant women. Feces of any kind contains potentially harmful bacteria for anyone, and should be handled with care or avoided entirely. Hand washing is an excellent preventive measure, too.


Answer by  Mary (2095)

There is a specific disease associated with cat feces. If you have been around cats or armadillos previous to becoming pregnant then you are most likely immune.

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