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unborn
Apr 2, 2007

what effect does hepatitis b have on unborn baby?

Response from Dr. McGovern

None. The risk of hepatitis B to a baby is at the time of birth if the mother is chronically infected. However, immunization and hepatitis B immunoglobulin are extremely effective in preventing transmission if given according to schedule, which includes at the time of birth.



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