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27 Jan 2006

Hipitatis B - Preggies 6 weeks
hi there

i have Hipitatis B. will there be any problems with my pregnancy and will it harm the baby. what can I do to stop it from harming the baby.
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01 Jan 0001

If a pregnant woman tests positive during her prenatal visits for hepatitis B, she will receive hepatitis B immune globulin, and be told to completely abstain from alcohol. When her infant is born, the newborn will receive hepatitis B immune globulin at birth, and should be vaccinated with a hepatitis B vaccine at one week, one month, and six months after birth. This reduces the risk that the infant will become infected with hepatitis B.

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