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is it safe to get a hepatitis b vaccine while pregnant?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This vaccine is not made from live virus and is ok to receive while pregnant.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Yes: But hepatitis b vaccination success should be confirmed 6 months after the series to ensure immunization and protection. Check a hepatitis b surface antibody blood test, also called hbsab.
Answered on Feb 25, 2013
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