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Can a woman with hep c safely get pregnant, carry the baby to term, and deliver safely without giving hep c to the baby?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis c can be transmitted during the actual delivery to the baby.
If your viral load is low and the medical team is aware off your status then the risk of transmission is very low.

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis c can be transmitted during the actual delivery to the baby.
If your viral load is low and the medical team is aware off your status then the risk of transmission is very low.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If the hepatitis c viral load is low and there is no HIV co-infection, there is less of a chance that the virus will be transmitted to your baby.
Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed way to prevent vertical transmission of hepatitis c to your baby.

In brief: Yes

If the hepatitis c viral load is low and there is no HIV co-infection, there is less of a chance that the virus will be transmitted to your baby.
Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed way to prevent vertical transmission of hepatitis c to your baby.
Dr. Brian Enggano
Dr. Brian Enggano
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