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Is it safe to get the hepatitis vaccine while pregnant or as a small child?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and yes

Hepatitis b vaccine appears to have no harmful effects on pregnant women, fetuses, and babies.
Women at low risk for hepb can get their shots after delivery. Babies get their hepb shot shortly after birth, and hepa shot at 18-24 months. Hepatitis a vaccine has less safety information than hepb vaccine, but hepa vaccine also appears to be safe during pregnancy, if a woman can't wait until delivery.

In brief: Yes and yes

Hepatitis b vaccine appears to have no harmful effects on pregnant women, fetuses, and babies.
Women at low risk for hepb can get their shots after delivery. Babies get their hepb shot shortly after birth, and hepa shot at 18-24 months. Hepatitis a vaccine has less safety information than hepb vaccine, but hepa vaccine also appears to be safe during pregnancy, if a woman can't wait until delivery.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and Yes

Both hepatitis vaccines-a and b -are safe in your scenario as long as they are following current age and health guidelines.

In brief: Yes and Yes

Both hepatitis vaccines-a and b -are safe in your scenario as long as they are following current age and health guidelines.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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