You know what's not fair? Falling ill when you're a mother. There really should be a law against it. But let's face it; generally, mamas are at the germ-filled frontline.
This is especially true for breastfeeding mums. We're the ones that get covered in vomit/snot/dubious bodily fluids 24/7. It's no wonder really that we end up with the lurgy ourselves.