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In countries where there is polio, if a pregnant woman gets polio, does the unborn baby also get a polio infection?
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: POLIOMYELITIS
If a pregnant woman get sick with polio, antibodies will be transmitted to the baby therefore baby is protected from getting sick due to immunity.

In brief: POLIOMYELITIS
If a pregnant woman get sick with polio, antibodies will be transmitted to the baby therefore baby is protected from getting sick due to immunity.
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