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Is it safe to have a baby if you have hepatitis c, or will your baby almost surely get infected ?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Matter of chance

Vertical transmission of hepatitis c (mother to her newborn) is relatively low.
It is current practice that infants born to hepatitis c positive mothers are screened at 12 month of age whether or not their liver enzyme has been elevated, usual indication of vertical transmission.

In brief: Matter of chance

Vertical transmission of hepatitis c (mother to her newborn) is relatively low.
It is current practice that infants born to hepatitis c positive mothers are screened at 12 month of age whether or not their liver enzyme has been elevated, usual indication of vertical transmission.
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