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Can your baby have a birth defect due to a hepatitis a & b shot prior to your finding out you were pregnant?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unrelated

Any baby can have a birth defect, but the defects have no relationship to the vaccines.
Defects happen with or without the vaccines. Babies with significant defects are supposed to be automatically miscarried, which is nature's way of helping ensure that only the healthiest fetuses develop into newborn babies. Of course, there are no perfect babies, no perfect children, and no perfect adults.

In brief: Unrelated

Any baby can have a birth defect, but the defects have no relationship to the vaccines.
Defects happen with or without the vaccines. Babies with significant defects are supposed to be automatically miscarried, which is nature's way of helping ensure that only the healthiest fetuses develop into newborn babies. Of course, there are no perfect babies, no perfect children, and no perfect adults.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Highly unlikely

Not to my knowledge from what I have heard so far.

In brief: Highly unlikely

Not to my knowledge from what I have heard so far.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Unrelated

These vaccines contain non-living proteins that trigger your immune system to form antibodies.
They have no ability to infect you or the fetus or change how it forms.The only vaccines we avoid during pregnancy during pregnancy are the live ones, and that is out of an abundance of caution.

In brief: Unrelated

These vaccines contain non-living proteins that trigger your immune system to form antibodies.
They have no ability to infect you or the fetus or change how it forms.The only vaccines we avoid during pregnancy during pregnancy are the live ones, and that is out of an abundance of caution.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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