A 45-year-old member asked:
If a father has a hepatitis b, and the mother is immune to the virus, does the baby get any more hepb shots than a baby with normal parents?
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Pediatrics 56 years experience
No: A mother who is immune to hepatitis b will not contract the disease. On the same token, her baby will be protected from the disease and will not need more shots compared to a baby of parents who are hep b negative.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2017
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