A 40-year-old member asked:
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my husband was diagnosed with hepatitis b, so will this virus be passed onto our child?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Blood product spread: The older kid is well protected from the series of infant vaccinations they receive the first 2 yrs. If unvaccinated, the kid is at risk from blood product contact if it were to enter a cut. A fetus is vulnerable if mom was infected & passes the germ to baby.
Answered on Apr 13, 2012

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