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There is no definitive legal stance on this issue yet, as far as I am aware, but logic says that if you are quarantining then you should not come into contact with your child throughout this period as they would risk coming into contact with the virus if you are carrying it (even asymptomatically) and therefore spreading it to others.
This means that if there is a court order in place for contact, the other parent would have a reasonable excuse for breaching the order and preventing contact whilst you are in quarantine.
It also means that if there is no court order in place, then you will struggle to persuade a judge that contact has to happen before you have completed the necessary quarantine period, I'm afraid.
I appreciate this was perhaps not what you were hoping to hear.
However, I do hope that I have clarifies the issue for you. Do let me know if there is anything further I can assist with. Kind regards, Peter
If you have further questions you can always come back to me. All best wishes, Peter