This is why we need to de-worm ourselves on a regular basis. We do it for animals. We should do it for ourselves and our children. Children are very susceptible to worms. If you have pets, deworm them and deworm the family! Don't let dogs lick your face or the dishes in the dishwasher. Don't let them sleep with you or on your couch! Their fur has worm eggs in it so you need to wash your hands every time you pet them.