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Can I have a vaginal birth if I have hepatitis c?

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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Yes

Not only is a vaginal birth a good idea for hepatitis c patients, but it is superior to c-section.
After managing your pregnancy with your ob-gyn, and liver specialist, the time comes for delivery. As you might expect, avoiding scalpels and needles during c-section would avoid transmitting hepatitis c to others. Transmission of c to the baby is very rare during the pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

Not only is a vaginal birth a good idea for hepatitis c patients, but it is superior to c-section.
After managing your pregnancy with your ob-gyn, and liver specialist, the time comes for delivery. As you might expect, avoiding scalpels and needles during c-section would avoid transmitting hepatitis c to others. Transmission of c to the baby is very rare during the pregnancy.
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