Hepatitis C and pregnancy
Oct 22, 2007
I have hepatitis C And my boyfriend is waiting for the results.But I am affraid what if one day we can't have children and will the baby be affected by the virus?
Response from Dr. McGovern
Women who give birth uncommonly pass hepatitis C onto their babies - only about 5 percent of the time. Furthermore, many of these babies clear the infection on their own. Finally, children who are treated tolerate therapy better than adults.
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