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Can a pregnant woman give hepatitis C to her baby?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes
Transmission of hepatitis c to infants is rare, occurring about 5% of the time.
There is no significant risk of transmission during breastfeeding. The risk is higher (up to 30% if you have HIV and hepatitis c).

In brief: Yes
Transmission of hepatitis c to infants is rare, occurring about 5% of the time.
There is no significant risk of transmission during breastfeeding. The risk is higher (up to 30% if you have HIV and hepatitis c).
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Wash hands well
Gastroenteritis is usually spread from hand to food to mouth.
Careful and throrough hand washing frequently during the day and especially when preparing food and helping to feed yoiur child.

In brief: Wash hands well
Gastroenteritis is usually spread from hand to food to mouth.
Careful and throrough hand washing frequently during the day and especially when preparing food and helping to feed yoiur child.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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