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Can women with HSV type 2 deliver a healthy baby vaginally?
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes BUT
Babies born vaginally are at risk for aquiring herpes infection from the mother even though she does not have an out break.
She can still shed the virus without symptoms. The baby is at higher risk if delivered vaginally. The preferred method for the babies safety is c-section.

In brief: Yes BUT
Babies born vaginally are at risk for aquiring herpes infection from the mother even though she does not have an out break.
She can still shed the virus without symptoms. The baby is at higher risk if delivered vaginally. The preferred method for the babies safety is c-section.
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