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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
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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