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If you have had meningitis, can you still have a baby?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Recovery
Once you have recovered from meningitis and have returned to good health, you should be able to have a succesful pregnancy.

In brief: Recovery
Once you have recovered from meningitis and have returned to good health, you should be able to have a succesful pregnancy.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Don't see why not
After the infection has been managed and the germ eliminated, most patients can go on about a normal life although some have reminders like deafness or other residual pbs.
I see no reason for a fertile man or women to avoid pregnancy due to a history of meningitis. Once cured you will not pass it to baby and babies risk for it in their lifetime will be that of the population in general.

In brief: Don't see why not
After the infection has been managed and the germ eliminated, most patients can go on about a normal life although some have reminders like deafness or other residual pbs.
I see no reason for a fertile man or women to avoid pregnancy due to a history of meningitis. Once cured you will not pass it to baby and babies risk for it in their lifetime will be that of the population in general.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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